Prickly Pear (Opuntia ficus-indica)

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Mexican Tuna (aka Prickly Pear, Barbary Fig, or Wheel Cactus) fruit is sweet and juicy and rich in antioxidants.  It has beautiful deep red or orange color inside and out. The flavor can be likened to strawberry and watermelon. Mexican Tuna fruit can be peeled and eaten raw or made into syrup, jelly, jam, candy, dried, juiced, or even fermented into beer, wine or kombucha! The fruit is high in amino acids, fiber, B vitamins, magnesium, iron, water, carbohydrates,  protein, minerals, vitamin C, and beta carotene.  The blue-green cactus pads are large, round, and flat. 

The Mexican Tuna cactus plant can tolerate a wide range of soil types, temperature and moisture levels, however it grows best in sunny, dry, desert-like conditions. On average, they will grow to be about 7 ft tall to 7 ft wide. Pads range from 4 to 10 inches and fruit is typically the size of a fist.  

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3 reviews
  • LP
    Lucinda P.
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    I recommend this product
    Years Gardening 1-5
    Grown This Variety Before? No
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Tiny Prickly Pear

    It was so tiny but it’s doing great. Can’t wait to watch it grow.

  • P
    Paul
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    5 Stars

    Healthy and getting acclimated now!

  • D
    Drew
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    9 months ago
    5 Stars

    So nice

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