Growing Guide: Prickly Pear

Plant Type:
Fruiting Cactus

Harvest Season:
Spring - Summer

Mature Size:
Up to 10 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide

Soil & Moisture:
Dry, sandy, well-draining soil. Thrives in a cactus soil blend or even rough pumice.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun

No, Needs 2+ Varieties to Fruit

Growth Rate:

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 7-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Our Prickly Pear is grown from cutting, capable of harvest within 3-4 years