Care and Propagation Information
General Care for Opuntia ‘Pink Frost'
Opuntia ‘Pink Frost' is a great addition to rock gardens or xeriscaped yards. As it grows, it spreads out into a small shrub. It needs to be planted in an area with well-draining soil.
Opuntia ‘Pink Frost' has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Be careful not to over-water.
Where to Plant
‘Pink Frost' is cold hardy and does well in high heat. It needs full sun, and will survive under snow in the winter to temperatures down to 0°F (-17.7°C).
Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. It is not suited for indoor growing.
How to Propagate Opuntia ‘Pink Frost'
Opuntia ‘Pink Frost' can be propagated from cuttings.
To grow ‘Pink Frost' from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.
To learn how to properly propagate cactus pads, take a look at this post.
Read more here about handling Opuntia safely