Opuntia cacanapa &

Opuntia cacanapa 'Ellisiana'

Thornless Prickly Pear

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Thornless Prickly Pear is a thornless edible evergreen succulent where the pad, flower petals, and pears can be eaten.  The fleshy pads are medium green and the showy yellow flower blooms in summer.  Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.  While thornless, the tiny glochids on the pad can still be irritate the skin- it is best handled between the glochid dots.

Like Aloe, the skinned pads of the Thornless Prickly Pear can be used topically for wounds, burns, and edema.  It can also be drank as a tea to treat various lung ailments and reduce fever.* 

Type: 

Succulent

Height: 

2' - 3'

Spread: 

4’ - 6'

Spacing: 

5'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 10

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Yellow

Season of Interest: 

SummerYear-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasRock GardenXeriscape, and Containers. 

COMPANION PLANTS: Rosemary, Little Bluestem, Black-eyed Susan

*ServeScape does not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. 

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