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PLANT PREPPER PLANT ADVISOR

THE PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS: AN OASIS YOU CAN FIND ALMOST ANYWHERE

Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia sp.)

Prickly Pear cactus is a member of the Cactus family, which has about 1,800 species worldwide. Native to the Americas, Opuntia comes in more than 100 species.

Description

This species of cacti has more or less oval-shaped fl at pads whose surfaces are covered with evenly spaced spines. At the base of each spine is a tuft of fi ne hair called glochids. There are a few spineless varieties, but they are exceptions.

The fruits are oval-shaped, maturing around September, and can be green, yellow, orange, red or purple when mature.

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