Prickly pears typically grow with flat, rounded pads (cladodes) armed with two kinds of spines; large, smooth, fixed spines and small, hairlike prickles called glochids. Opuntia species are the most cold-tolerant of the lowland cacti. Requires porous cactus soil and adequate airflow. Water thoroughly when the soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost; hardy to 32F.
- Sunlight: Bright, Direct
- Water Needs: Dry
Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. Pots shown in pictures are sold separately. You can describe your preference upon checkout. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!
We deliver plants within a zone around the Chicagoland. We offer free delivery over $250, otherwise a $50 fee will be applied. As plants are perishable, we take care to deliver them by hand using our own vehicles.
Delivery zone includes the North Shore Suburbs North up to Winthrop Harbor and Wauconda; North Side of Chicago to downtown and Southwest to Oak Park. See here for a list of zip codes and full details on our delivery services.
No-contact Curbside Pickup
We offer free in-store pickup at our retail store at 3132 Lake Avenue in Wilmette, IL. You will receive an email when your order is ready for pickup within 3-5 days. Once you receive this email, please pick up the items within 72 hours.
Returns accepted within 14 days by replying directly to our order confirmation email. Refunds issued only in original form of payment.