This plant is shown in a 6 inch pot. 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. The plant is shipped BARE ROOT.
The spineless prickly pear is a great addition to the landscape for those seeking a cactus form, showy blooms and bright red fruits.
Opuntia ellisiana has been confused with Opuntia ficus indica.
Bloom color: red, pink, orange, yellow
Bloom time: May, June
Flowering: Spring (May-June).
Sun exposure: sun, part shade
Water needs: heat and drought-tolerant
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Spineless prickly pear|
|Scientific Name||Opuntia ellisian|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|