Opuntia canterae elata
(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).
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||Angel wings cactus|
|Flower||Deep orange to yellow|
|Frost Tolerance||32f (0°c)|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Scientific Name||Opuntia canterae elata|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|