Plant Details: Dwarf Prickly Pear
Category Opuntia  
Zone: 5 - 10
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Dwarf Prickly Pear Variety  
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Opuntia pusilla
Description Dwarf prickly Pear has small pads that Measure approximately 3"Long x 1" Around. They are elongated and almost cylindrical. It has yellow flowers up to 4"Wide and long spines with barbs that aid in the dispersal of the pad with fruit. Does well in planters that are watered by rainfall only, dry barrian, poor soils in full sun or part shade. Do not water! This species has barbed thorns that do not remove easily from clothing and skin.
Notes
 
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:
N
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
N
  Deciduous:
N
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2005-05-20 18:48:18.0
Container Size
Price
Pad
4.00
Last Update:
2009-12-31 15:27:51.0
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