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

Opuntia microdasys rufida

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Blooming Season Monsoon
Common Name Beavertail pricklypear
Dormancy Winter
Flower -
Frost Tolerance -
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone -
Height -
Origin Southwestern usa
Scientific Name Opuntia basilaris beaver tail
Shape Fleshy pads
Sun Exposure Full sun


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Opuntia microdasys rufida

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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 in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).


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

Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is save to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at any time.