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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 1-2 inches
Plant Spread: 6-8 inches
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Birds
Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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Location: Cisco, Tx (between Dallas and Abilene)Date: 2018-04-01
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Location: Reno, NVDate: 2021-04-26A gift from a friend in Central Texas
By DaisyI
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