Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo
Opuntia quimilo

The common name of Opuntia Quimilo is ‘Common Prickly Pear’. It belongs to the Crassulaceae family and grows up to 12 cm in height. With its origin in Northwestern, this low-maintenance winter-dormant cactus has elongated-shaped leaves.

Growth Rate

It is a fast-growing species.

Flowering

Flowering the Prickly pear cactus is fun to watch. The beautiful orange-colored flower blooms in the summer season.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Opuntia Quimilo must be kept dry in the winter season but do not overwater. Allow it to get fully dried out before watering again.

Soil

The soil should be well-drained.

Hardiness

The Common prickly pear belongs to the hardiness zone of 8-10 and has a frost tolerance of 12° C (53.6° F).

​ Light

This variety of Opuntia needs full sunlight to grow.

How to propagate Prickly pear cactus?

The propagation of Opuntia quimilo is possible by cuttings of leaf pads during the growing season.

Get this cactus plant, which is low maintenance and beautiful. It is also easy to cultivate outdoors.

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

Bloom Season Late Spring/Early Summer
Botanical Name Opuntia quimilo
Common Name Quimilo
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color red
Growth Habit Enlongated
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Mature Size 12 cm
Native Area Northwestern
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Partial sun

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Opuntia quimilo

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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The common name of Opuntia Quimilo is ‘Common Prickly Pear’. It belongs to the Crassulaceae family and grows up to 12 cm in height. With its origin in Northwestern, this low-maintenance winter-dormant cactus has elongated-shaped leaves.

Growth Rate

It is a fast-growing species.

Flowering

Flowering the Prickly pear cactus is fun to watch. The beautiful orange-colored flower blooms in the summer season.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Opuntia Quimilo must be kept dry in the winter season but do not overwater. Allow it to get fully dried out before watering again.

Soil

The soil should be well-drained.

Hardiness

The Common prickly pear belongs to the hardiness zone of 8-10 and has a frost tolerance of 12° C (53.6° F).

​ Light

This variety of Opuntia needs full sunlight to grow.

How to propagate Prickly pear cactus?

The propagation of Opuntia quimilo is possible by cuttings of leaf pads during the growing season.

Get this cactus plant, which is low maintenance and beautiful. It is also easy to cultivate outdoors.

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

Bloom Season Late Spring/Early Summer
Botanical Name Opuntia quimilo
Common Name Quimilo
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color red
Growth Habit Enlongated
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Mature Size 12 cm
Native Area Northwestern
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Partial sun

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