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

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All 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.)

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

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

Opuntia invicta


SKU: 1790

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