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Opuntia ‘variety unknown’

For sale by Ruth Hall

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A form of microdasys with curled and twisty pads

Opuntia ‘variety unknown’ | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres
£4.00

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Plant Finder: about the Opuntia genus

Common names

Prickly pear, Cholla, Tuna

Description

Opuntia genus (Prickly pear). These perennial cacti range from small, alpine, ground-cover plants to large, evergreen tropical trees. The mature plants carry masses of short-spined, pear-shaped, green, yellow, red or purple fruits.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy to frost tender, (with a minimum temperature range of 5-10C). They will thrive in sunny, hot, dry conditions in moderately fertile, gritty, well-drained, humus-rich soil.

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  • BloomsMarch to July
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourPink, yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen

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