Prickly pear cactus for sale – Easy plant to grow, with edible fruits but mostly grown for the ornamental plant also for fruits and flowers, planting in early spring to autumn, better to buy plant, cladodes or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Prickly pear cactus – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 7-11, water needed – small amount, light conditions – full sun, height: 2-6m 6-20 feet.
Blooming in the spring in bowl shaped flower that appear in yellow color.
Fruits harvesting in the summer in oval shape, fruit appear in purple- red color, fruit can be used eaten raw, juice or jams.
Alternative names: Barbary fig, Prickly pear, Opuntia ficus indica