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Opuntia vulgaris

Classification

Order: Caryophyllales
   Family: Cactaceae
            Genus: Opuntia
                        Specie: Opuntia vulgaris

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Moderately fertile, sandy, humus-rich, well-drained soil

Features: Compressed shiny green stems; yellow-orange flowers summer?autumn; purple-red fruit

Uses: Courtyards Dry gardens Containers

Zones: 9?11

Description: Native to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, this large shrub-like or small tree-like species reaches a height of 20 ft (6 m). Its compressed, shiny, green stem segments have a few spines that are yellow-brown. The yellow to deep orange flowers sometimes have

Growth Habit: Multi-branching habit

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