Opuntia canterae elata Cutting
This are cuttings with no roots. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped with no roots.
Description: Opuntia canterae or elata is a fast growing more or less erect, much-branched shrubby succulent plant and in time can reach 3 meters height and spread, although 1-1.5 meters is more of the common size. The flower is a brilliant deep orange to yellow and appears from late spring throughout summer. The fruit is club-shaped and purple-red when ripe. The joints will occasionally exhibit white straight spines up to 3-4 cm long.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||prickly pear|
|Flower||Deep orange to yellow|
|Frost Tolerance||32f (0°c)|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Scientific Name||Opuntia canterae elata cutting|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|