Opuntia humifusa / Prickly Pear Cactus

$10.00

Our only native cactus in New Jersey, Prickly Pear sprawls down dry bluffs and across sandy shores. The blooms are exquisite – large and yellow/orange, followed by persistent red fruit. Spreads over time.

Evergreen. In winter, the cactus pad recline as protection against frost. In warmer temperatures, the pads rehydrate and resume growth.

Height: <1′        Blooms: May

Siting: Dry soil, sun

Deer Resistance: High

Provenance: NJ

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