Desert Delight Prickly Pear

Regular price $10.00
Sale price $10.00 Regular price $15.00
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Very heavy producer of sweet red-pink fruits. Showy orange-red flowers and large low thorn pads on a sturdy plant that is said to have excellent cold hardiness. This Opuntia ficus- indica variety was collected by Opuntia breeder Peter Felker from a farmer in Saltillo, Mexico. We obtaned this selection from the National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resource Unit (NALPGRU) in Parlier, CA. Special thanks to Gabriela Romano who shared much information from evaluations done there to determine the best of the many varieties held their. Hardy zones 8-11.

***Purchase of this plant/tree pays for one tree to be planted in Southern Madagascar to fight desertification and to build food forests