Opuntia polyacantha

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Common Name:

Plains Prickly Pear


California, West Coast of US and Canada, to Texas


Fast growing to 2’h, prominent aureoles with 4 to 5 spines 2 to 4″ long. Variable flowers, yellow, orange and pink. Many cultivars named for the natural flower color variations.


Temperature: Hardy to below 0F

Full Sun to Part Sun

Ultra Soil Blend

Low Water

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