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!