Baby Rita

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  • Origin: Native to North America
  • Common Name: Opuntia "Baby Rita"
  • General Care: Easy to care for and suitable for beginners. Low maintenance required.
  • Growing Periods: Actively grows during spring and summer, with slower growth in fall and winter.
  • Soil Recommendations: Well-draining soil is essential to prevent root rot. A cactus or succulent mix is recommended.
  • Hardiness Zones: Suitable for zones 9-11. Can be grown indoors in colder regions.
  • Light Needs: Prefers full sun to partial shade. Requires ample sunlight for optimal growth.
  • Pet Safety: Opuntia plants, including Opuntia Baby Rita, may have spines that can cause injury. Keep out of reach of pets or choose a safer location.
  • Additional Note: You will receive a similar plant in color and size, semi-bare root for pots larger than 2.5 inches.

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