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Opuntia ficus indica - Tunera picona

This is a Canarian variety of the famous prickly pear or tuna fruit, with yellow-green fruits. It is a shrub-cactus from Mexico that produces delicious fruits and it is hardy to about -6 C (21 F). Hardiness is substantially increased as long as full sun and drainage are provided.

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This is a canarian variety of the famous prickly pear or tuna fruit, a truly delicious fruit. It is a shrub-cactus from Mexico that produces fruits in mid summer. It should be picked when yellow-green, because it will be overripe when it turns orange.

Opuntia ficus indica is hardy to  -6 C (21  F). Hardiness is substantially increased as long as full sun and drainage are provided, and it can resist -10 C or even less, in the right conditions.

The size of this plant is: one 20-30 cm cutting (pad) of an adult stem that can fruit in just 18-24 months

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin America
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 70cm-200cm
Botanical family Cactaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature -10 ºC to 0 ºC
Flowering Season Summer
Plant type Woody
Care Pot
Shape Cactus-Like Plants
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