Opuntia pilifera cutting
Opuntia pilifera cutting
Opuntia pilifera cutting
Opuntia pilifera cutting
Opuntia pilifera cutting
Opuntia pilifera cutting

Opuntia pilifera cutting

(These are cuttings with no roots. 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 with no roots.)

Origin and Habitat: widely distributed in central Mexico

Opuntia pilifera, popularly known as Cocoche loco, Nopal crinado, Nopal de crines, piaviachi, It is a much branched, often erect, succulent shrub or small tree, sometimes 4-6 meters high, but commonly 1 to 2 m

Opuntia pilifera is a low maintenance plant that tolerate considerable neglect and will naturalize. Easy to cultivate outdoor in warm dry climates.
Growth rate: it is a relatively fast growing species that can form large clumps just in a few year.
Sun Exposure: Full sun (only), in semi shaded position wont produce many flowers.
Hardiness: Reputedly hardy to -5° C or less for short periods

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

Blooming Season June – august
Common Name Cocoche loco
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Slow groth
Hardiness Zone 9b
Height 4m
Origin Mexico
Scientific Name Opuntia pilifera cutting
Shape Fleshy oval pads
Sun Exposure Full sun

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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 by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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 safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and 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.