Purple Prickly Pear

Opuntia macrocentra

• Mature Height:    2′
• Mature Width:  3′
• Light Requirements:   Full sun
• Water Requirements:   Water every 2 weeks withholding water in winter
• Fertilizers:   Dr Q’s Desert Plant & Cactus Food, 5-10-9

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Compact Cactus to 2 x 3 feet has long dark spines on its pads and yellow red-centered flowers in late spring. Pads turn purplish red in cold weather. Good in hot spots or pots. Handle with care! Water every 2 weeks withholding water in winter.