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Opuntia monocantha - Variegated Prickly Pear
Warm hand, Velvet Opuntia, Wooly Joint Prickly Pear, Nopales opuntia, Nopal cactus, Nopalea Grande
This variety of opuntia has thornless, pleasant to touch thick leaves. During summer hot day leaves warm up and their touch reminds of a warm hand touch. The plant will form a nice ornamental shrub. Flowers are bright red to crimson. Very fast growing, will thrive in neglect, tolerates almost any conditions. Perfect plant for a lazy gardener.
This is a nearly spineless variety of cactus that is easy to prepare, and has a delightful taste both raw and cooked.
Related species - Opuntia tomentosa.
1367 Opuntia monocantha - Variegated Prickly PearFast growing desert plant with showy bright red flowers. Drought tolerant, will grow in neglect. Perfect for easy lanscaping. Edible.
This item is not certified for shipping to California.
Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.
Grown in 1 gal pot, small plant
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