Prickly Pear
Opuntia humifusa
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-10)
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall Ease of Germination: Difficult
Interesting cactus, winter hardy in Ontario. Bears edible fruits (pears) having pleasant, sweet, somewhat acid taste. May be eaten raw or dried, first discarding thick skins and seeds. Prefers sandy soil. Difficult to germinate; may take two years.
S4745 Seeds $5.25/pkt
S4745 Bulk Seeds $9.00/g, $68.00/10g
Currency: United States Dollar

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