OPUNTIA ficus-indica

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OPUNTIA ficus-indica

Prickly Pear
Select Item No. OA078


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: Large stem segments.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow to orange-red
Natural Flowering Period: April - July
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z8 - Z11
Growth Habit: evergreen
Height with Flowers: 200 cm
Soil Requirements: dry
Characteristics: decorative fruit / medicinal plant / beneficial plant
Usage: patio plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 16.66667 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):
30 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(20) To obtain best germination results, seeds need temperatures of +22°C [72°F] or more. Moderate, but constant humidity is very important. Gunnera, however, prefers very moist (not wet) and warm (+24 to +30°C) [75 to 86°F] conditions.

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