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Opuntia (Fig Cactus)

Elephants-Ear or Fig Cacti are very resistant cactus species which virtually grow under any conditions in any well drained soil. Make large round to oval shoots with yellow to orange flowers followed by egg-shaped, edible fruits with a juicy fruit pulp. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 10°C in a preferably sunny spot.
Soak seeds for 24h in luke warm water, then sow at 20°C in any well drained soil in a sunny place.
All are USDA Climate Zone 11.
20 seeds per package.
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Opuntia ficus-indica (Common Fig Cactus)

Opuntia ficus-indica (Common Fig Cactus)

1 (2)m, Common Fig Cactus makes large bright green leaves ("ears") with few spines, yellowish to orange-yellow flowers and very juicy and large orange to greenish-yellow fruits. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot throughut the year. Keep plants completely dry in winter at 10°C. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package 2249 € 0,99*
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Opuntia pilifera (Nopal Crinado)

Opuntia pilifera (Nopal Crinado)

2 (5)m, Nopal Crinado or Cocoche Loco is a tree-like cactus with ornamental, large oval leaves with numerous small whitish to pale brown spines, rose to dark rosy-lilac flowers and reddish ovoid, edible fruits. It is native of Mexico (Puebla, Tlaxcala, and Oaxaca). For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. Keep plants completely dry in winter at 10°C. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package8359 € 4,99
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Opuntia tomentosa

Opuntia tomentosa

1 (5)m, with time a treelike fig cactus with ornamental, grayish green "ears", usually without spines, but densely covered with smooth hairs. Makes bright orange red flowers followed by egg-sized fruits with a reddish, sweet-salty taste. Easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in full sun, keep drier and cooler in winter.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3026 € 2,99
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