Spineless Prickly Pear Cactus Pads "Opuntia ellisiana"
-Small size is approx 3”-5” tall
-Medium size is approx 5-7” tall
Photo is similar to what you will receive
-Can grow up to 6’ tall and wide.
-To get pad to root, lay on top of soil in a sunny well drained area. Soil can be gently worked before placing cactus pad over it in order to assist in allowing the pad to root in. A rock can also be placed on top of the pad toward the base where the cut mark is to also further assist the pad root and keep it from inverting(Prickly pear pads are known to invert when attempting to root into new soil).
-Winter Hardy to USDA Zone 7b-10.
These cactus pads are edible for people and tortoise.
If you live in a cold area with temps below freezing, please purchase a heat pack along with your plant. 72 hour packs should be used for 2 day shipping and 96 hour packs for 3 day + shipping. If you are unsure which heat pack is needed please message us with your zip code.
We do our best to check weather forecasts before shipping to ensure your plants are in transit on the best days however weather and shipping delays are unfortunately out of our control. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR COLD DAMAGE IF A HEAT PACK IS NOT PURCHASED WITH YOUR ORDER.
LINK TO OUR HEAT PACKS:
72 hour -
96 hour -