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Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 68-86 degrees
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Seeds may be extremely slow to germinate
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Other: Individual pads form new plants; they must dry and callous for 10 days before planting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Common names
  • Joseph's Coat
  • Prickly Pear
  • Irish Mittens

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hlutzow On February 15, 2020 Obtained plant
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MySecretIslandGarden On August 17, 2022 Transplanted
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Lots of buds! by purpleinopp Aug 24, 2022 10:01 AM 0

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