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


 
11cm
Price: $21.99
Zone Hardiness: 5-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Shade
Height: 8-12"
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Succulents will begin shipping in July.
Product Code: 10958
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Description Fine Print
 
Opuntia humifusa 'North Carolina' is an eastern prickly pear native to eastern North America east of the Rockies including Ontario. It is a prostrate plant comprised of small, bright green oval pads with few spines. Large, yellow flowers are followed by bright red fruit which persists throughout the year. Growth habit is 5 - 18 inches high by 36 inches wide. This is one of the most moisture tolerant cacti in existence and will usually grow in normal garden soil. Great in the container and rock garden. Easy to grow.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • 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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