Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta
Opuntia invicta

Native to Central Baja California, Mexico, Grusonia invicta (Corynopuntia invicta) is a mat forming cactus that grows approximately 20-50 cm high and up to 2m across (or more) with stout stems and very broad formidable spines.

Stems: Jointed, deep green ascending or spreading. Segments obovoid to club-shaped, up to 12 cm long. Strongly tuberculate
Tubercles: Large, flattened laterally, 3-4 cm long
Areoles: Large up to 1,5 cm in diameter with white wool
Glochids: Few white up to 4 mm long
Leaves: Linear, slightly curved, reddish and ephemeral, 8-14 mm long
Spines: Thick, sharp-pointed, straight and strongly flattened, that look like little daggers, 1-5 cm long, and are at first reddish or purple with bright carmine-red base, turning greyish-white and finally black.
Radial spines: 6-10
Central spines: 10-12 much stouter than the radials
Flowers: Yellow up to 5 cm in diameter, with a magnificent form. Tepals ovate-acuminate. Ovary almost hidden by numerous reddish acicular spines
Blooming season: April to May
Seeds: Yellowish, 2 mm broad

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Opuntia invicta

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Native to Central Baja California, Mexico, Grusonia invicta (Corynopuntia invicta) is a mat forming cactus that grows approximately 20-50 cm high and up to 2m across (or more) with stout stems and very broad formidable spines.

Stems: Jointed, deep green ascending or spreading. Segments obovoid to club-shaped, up to 12 cm long. Strongly tuberculate
Tubercles: Large, flattened laterally, 3-4 cm long
Areoles: Large up to 1,5 cm in diameter with white wool
Glochids: Few white up to 4 mm long
Leaves: Linear, slightly curved, reddish and ephemeral, 8-14 mm long
Spines: Thick, sharp-pointed, straight and strongly flattened, that look like little daggers, 1-5 cm long, and are at first reddish or purple with bright carmine-red base, turning greyish-white and finally black.
Radial spines: 6-10
Central spines: 10-12 much stouter than the radials
Flowers: Yellow up to 5 cm in diameter, with a magnificent form. Tepals ovate-acuminate. Ovary almost hidden by numerous reddish acicular spines
Blooming season: April to May
Seeds: Yellowish, 2 mm broad

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