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Opuntia 'Baby Rita' (Prickly Pear)


Hardiness:
6 – 11
Sun:
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
8" – 2' (20cm – 60cm)
Spread:
1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia basilaris (Beavertail Cactus)


Hardiness:
8 – 10
Sun:
Full Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spread:
4' (120cm)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia engelmannii (Engelmann Prickly Pear)


Hardiness:
8 – 10
Sun:
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
3' – 6' (90cm – 180cm)
Spread:
3' – 6' (90cm – 180cm)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia ficus-indica (Prickly Pear)


Hardiness:
8 – 12
Sun:
Full Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
10' – 15' (3m – 4.5m)
Spread:
5' – 10' (150cm – 3m)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia humifusa (Eastern Prickly Pear)


Hardiness:
4 – 9
Sun:
Full Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
6" – 1' (15cm – 30cm)
Spread:
1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia macrocentra (Black-Spine Prickly Pear)


Hardiness:
6 – 11
Sun:
Full Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread:
3' – 6' (90cm – 180cm)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia microdasys (Bunny Ears)


Hardiness:
8 – 12
Sun:
Full Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spread:
4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia robusta (Silver Dollar Prickly Pear)


Hardiness:
9 – 10
Sun:
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
3' – 15' (90cm – 4.5m)
Spread:
3' – 15' (90cm – 4.5m)
Fragrant:
No
Opuntia santarita (Santa Rita Prickly Pear)


Hardiness:
7 – 11
Sun:
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season:
Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height:
6' – 8' (180cm – 240cm)
Spread:
8' – 10' (240cm – 3m)
Fragrant:
No

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