Indian Fig (Opuntia ficus-indica 'Santa Rosa') in the Prickly Pears Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
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: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sedum in my prickly pear by starbookworm Aug 12, 2018 10:45 AM 11
Cold hardy succulents ~ please share your experiences? by pod Apr 1, 2013 10:13 PM 174

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