Cactus Prickly Pear Pint

A spreading cactus with oval, bright green pads topped with vibrant yellow flowers; mostly spineless and less sharp glochids but still must handle the pads carefully; an edible plant

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A spreading cactus with oval, bright green pads topped with vibrant yellow flowers; mostly spineless and less sharp glochids but still must handle the pads carefully; an edible plant. This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should never be pruned except to remove any dieback, as it tends not to take pruning well. Deer don’t particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;. Prickly Pear Cactus is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Because of its spreading habit of growth, it is ideally suited for use as a ‘spiller’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination; plant it near the edges where it can spill gracefully over the pot. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they

Additional information

Dimensions 24 × 12-12 in
Botanical Name

Opuntia humifusa

Height

12-12"

Width

24"

Deer Resistance

Y

Attracts Pollinators

N

Photo Credit

NET PS

SKU: 35293

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