Opuntia cochenillifera grow and care – cactus of the genus Opuntia also known as Cochineal Cactus, Opuntia cochenillifera perennial plant used as ornamental plant can grow in desert, subtropical, tropic, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Opuntia cochenillifera stems
Stem called cladode some refers them as leaves, stems color green or green with yellow.
Flower color pink to red, the fruit color red in oval shape, the peel covers with white hair dots, fruits maybe edible but there is no indication.
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