Plant Details: Trunk forming Prickly Pear
Category Opuntia  
Zone: 5 - 10
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Trunk forming Prickly Pear Variety  
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Opuntia austrina
Description This species grows to 4-5'High x 6'Wide with time. From one pad one could expect to wait 10 years for a large speciem to established. We can grow a nice respectable size (3'High x 3'Wide)plant form a single pad a in 4 years. It remains green and stands tall all winter. The pads are thicker that most other Prickly Pears and is covered with clear yellow flowers in may-June. This species is is native to the coastal S.E. US.
Notes
We are looking for a white or orange flowered form.
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
Y
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
Y
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
Y
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
N
  Deciduous:
N
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2005-03-16 14:31:07.0
Container Size
Price
Pad
4.00
Last Update:
2017-11-10 06:33:31.0
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