Hi guys im after a prickly pear cutting for my sons school project we are on the nsw central coast any help would be really appreciated about the author romeroz killarney vale, nsw 2261 9th march 2016 426pm userid 13479 posts 1 view all romerozx27s edible fruit trees ix27ve propagated a lot of prickly pear. they root easily and grow roots faster than most cactus. you could just stick it in soil a few days after cutting, forget about it, and it will most likely grow roots. that being said, itx27s best to give the cactus more than a few days for the wound to heal, a fresh cut is more susceptible to disease or fungus. to propagate prickly pear cactus pads from a cutting, first gently pull one off of the main plant. try to get as clean of a separation as you can. then allow your pads cut end to dry and harden over a bit. it might turn a bit brown while you are letting the cut end harden over. this should take about 1 week. with the spines removed, use a paring knife to cut about 12 inch 1.3 cm off each end of the fruit. then make a vertical incision with the knife the whole length of the pear, about 14 inch 0.64 cm deep or le
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