Opuntia microdasys rufida
Opuntia microdasys rufida
Opuntia microdasys rufida
Opuntia microdasys rufida
Opuntia microdasys rufida
Opuntia microdasys rufida
Opuntia microdasys rufida


Flower: Open from spring to early summer. They are intensely rose-purple with deep magenta-red filaments and white or pink style, stigma is white. (yellow blooming plant are also known).

Cultivation and propagation: Best in very fast draining mineral soils this plant is very rot prone, needs little water once established, avoid acid soils rich in humus or clayey. Tolerates sand. Keep dry in winter.

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -5° (or less)

Sun Exposure: They need maximum light exposure in full sun. Avoid shadow.

Warning: Handle with precautions to avoid the prickly glochids, besides the blue pruina that cover the cladodes may be allergenic for same people.


Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid spring to early summer
Botanical Name Opuntia microdasys
Common Name Blind prickley pear
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink, purple, red
Growth Habit Oval
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9 to 10
Mature Size 60 cm tall
Native Area Southwest usa
Resistance 0° f (18° c).
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Opuntia microdasys rufida

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

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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Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

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Flower: Open from spring to early summer. They are intensely rose-purple with deep magenta-red filaments and white or pink style, stigma is white. (yellow blooming plant are also known).

Cultivation and propagation: Best in very fast draining mineral soils this plant is very rot prone, needs little water once established, avoid acid soils rich in humus or clayey. Tolerates sand. Keep dry in winter.

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -5° (or less)

Sun Exposure: They need maximum light exposure in full sun. Avoid shadow.

Warning: Handle with precautions to avoid the prickly glochids, besides the blue pruina that cover the cladodes may be allergenic for same people.


Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid spring to early summer
Botanical Name Opuntia microdasys
Common Name Blind prickley pear
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink, purple, red
Growth Habit Oval
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9 to 10
Mature Size 60 cm tall
Native Area Southwest usa
Resistance 0° f (18° c).
Sun Exposure Full sun

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