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Opuntia Humifusa – 2.55 Quart

$16.99

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Description

Opuntia Humifusa is a fascinating and versatile plant that adds unique beauty to arid landscapes. This spreading cactus boasts oval, bright green pads that are mostly spineless, making it less sharp to handle, though care should still be taken. Topped with vibrant yellow flowers, this plant creates a striking display from mid-spring to mid-summer, adding a pop of color to its surroundings.

As a member of the cactus family, Prickly Pear Cactus is valued for its characteristic shapes, interesting features, and high tolerance for hot, dry growing environments. Its modified succulent stems serve as water reservoirs, allowing it to thrive in arid conditions. Additionally, this plant is edible, with its pads and fruits being used in various culinary applications. Whether grown for its ornamental value or its edible qualities, Opuntia Humifusa is a fascinating addition to any garden or landscape.

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Each plant comes in a 2.55 quart pot. The plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.

 


Plant Specs:

Other Names: Prickly Pear Cactus
Color: yellow
Light: full sun
Watering: low-water
Soil: sandy, well draining soil
Zone: 4 – 9

Plant Shape: spreading
Mature Size: height (12″), Spread (24″)
Blooming Season: mid spring

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