Desert Romance Prickly Pear

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Stunning orange-red flowers are followed by deep red-purple fruits that are sweet and have a low seed count. Spineless pads are excellent for nopales. Hardy disease resistant variety is compact and bushy. Considered to be a most promissing variety for high yield fruit and pad production. Collected by C. Russell from the Universidad Autonoma de Chapingo, 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.