Plant Details: Prickle Pear
Category Opuntia  
Zone: 6 - 12
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Prickle Pear Variety  
Regional Names Nopale
Botanical Name Opuntia cacanapa (Ellisiana)
Description If you are the one who appreciates Cacti but the spines stop you fore using this Genus in your landscape. We have the plant for you. Opuntia cacanapa is a native to the American southwest and northern Mexico. It is a very fast growing species and from one pad can reach 4-5'high x 4-5" wide in threes years. Pale green large pads are arranged in a an erect fashion. It produces bright yellow flower in June-July. The best part about this interesting species is that it is 99.9% spineless and 99% glochidless. Glochid (The finely barbed tiny fiberglass like spines at the base of the large spine an area called the areoles where the larger spine originate.
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:
N
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
Y
  Deciduous:
N
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2009-12-31 15:21:50.0
Container Size
Price
Pad
6.00
Last Update:
2014-03-13 12:49:19.0
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