OPUNTIA polyacantha

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OPUNTIA polyacantha

Prickly Pear
Select Item No. OA085


One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Cactaceae
Special Features: Brown-red spines.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow, exterior reddish
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Growth Habit: evergreen
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry
Characteristics: decorative fruit
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 20 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
50 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(11) Opuntias germinate more effectively the second year after harvest. Fresh seed often lies in the ground for about a year before germination.

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