Large Opuntia Prickly Pear Plant in a 17cm Pot B06XX25V66

Large Opuntia Prickly Pear Plant in a 17cm Pot B06XX25V66
Product Code: B06XX25V66
Availability: In Stock
Price: £84.42 £51.98
Opuntia vulgaris is often known as the prickly pear cactus. The fruits of these plants can be eaten or made into a very tasty liqueur. It likes to occupy free-draining compost and will enjoy a sunny position. Treat as a house plant in the UK.
  • Don't be tempted to over-feed as it enjoys poor soil.
  • The pads are oval and flat in shape.
  • It rewards it grower with large, paeony shaped yellow or magenta coloured flowers which are followed by edible fruits.
  • Native Americans used this plant for its medicinal benefits.
  • In the wild this cactus provides food for many animals including the black-tailed prairie dog; deer and tortoises.
  • In the wild, an abundance of prickly bears indicate that the land is of poor quality.
  • Sold in a 17cm pot, these cacti will generally form flowers and then fruits.
  • Often purchased by tortoise-owners for feeding. Both the pads and the fruits can be consumed by tortoises.
  • Large plant in a 17cm pot.

Large Opuntia Prickly Pear Plant in a 17cm Pot B06XX25V66

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