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Opuntia turpinii (Pine Cone Prickly Pear)

Opuntia turpinii
Pine Cone Prickly Pear, Spruce Cone Prickly Pear

This unique "pads" of this cactus are thick, brown, and cylindrical, looking much like pine cones. This spineless selection may harbor a few glochids. In the summer white flowers are produced at the tips of the pads. Place in full sun to part shade and excellent drainage.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 2 (ft)
Spread 3 (ft)
Spacing 1' - 3' (ft)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Dry Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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