Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera
Opuntia pilifera

Opuntia pilifera

(This plant comes in a 3.5 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 in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Opuntia Pilifera

Origin and Habitat: Opuntia robusta is widely distributed in central Mexico 

Description: 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
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Slow groth
Hardiness Zone 9b
Height 4m
Origin Mexico
Scientific Name Opuntia pilifera
Shape Fleshy oval pads
Sun Exposure Full sun
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09/21/2020
Damian L.
United States United States

Amazing

Even better than pictured! I was worried that the pads may be damaged/detached by the time it arrived but it was packaged wonderfully and the cactus is so healthy - and growing!

Opuntia pilifera

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