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Opuntia humifusa 'Major' - Eastern Prickly Pear - Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Opuntia humifusa 'Major' - Eastern Prickly Pear - Opuntia humifusa 'Major' is an eastern prickly pear with yellow flowers, red fruit and large, flat pads.
Opuntia humifusa 'Major' - Opuntia humifusa 'Major' is an eastern prickly pear with yellow flowers, red fruit and large, flat pads.


 
1 pad
Price: $14.99
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Shade
Height: 4-8"
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Unrooted pads shipped late June. Order separately to not delay shipping of other plants.
Product Code: 10957
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Description Fine Print
 
Opuntia humifusa 'Major' is an eastern prickly pear native to southeastern U.S. Grows up to 48 inches in height and spread with large, bluish, 6 inch pads and blunt, golden central spines. Yellow flowers with orange anthers emerge in mid spring followed by red fruit. One of the best Prickly Pear for partial shade. Awesome in the border and as a specimen plant. Easy to grow in well-drained, gritty soil.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Bluish
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: Openings in sandy forests, sandy savannas, sand prairies, gravel prairies, barrens and rocky bluffs, sandstone and limestone glades, sand dunes, rocky or sandy slopes and pastures.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: Yes


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