Opuntia Ficus-Indica | Prickly Pear Cactus Seeds

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Opuntia Ficus-Indica – Prickly Pear Cactus Seeds

 

Quantity: 10 seeds

The origin of Opuntia ficus-indica is not known, probably Mexico, where it has been cultivated back to prehistoric times for about 8,000 years. The plant spread to many parts of the Americas in pre-Columbian times, and since Columbus, have spread all over the warm areas of the world, especially the Mediterranean Sea, about the Red Sea, in southern Africa, and in Australia, either cultivated for their fruits and for forage or as escapes.

Produces large edible fruits.

Opuntia ficus-indica is extremely adaptable and thrives in droughty conditions, erratic rainfall and poor soils subject to erosion but it cannot withstand salinity and water-logging Opuntia ficus-indica. It is also sensitive to freezing temperatures but extremely tolerant to high temperatures.

*See our cactus propagation page for Opuntia ficus-indica seed sowing tips.

Weight0.04 lbs
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