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Cistus Nursery

*RETAIL - Opuntia x 'Upright Oblong'

*RETAIL - Opuntia x 'Upright Oblong'

*THIS SIZE ONLY AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN OUR RETAIL NURSERY

A Cistus introduction. This little gem, collected from a diverse area of Opuntia hybrids near Browse, Utah, shown to us originally by plantsman Tim Hannis, appears to have O. basilaris var. aurea and O. polyacantha in it's genes.  A dense clump, to about 12" in height by about 18" wide, with dark green tinted red nearly spineless pads that are shaped well, upright and oblong.  Pleasing pink flowers in early to mid spring.  Tolerant of most prickly pear conditions if given sharp drainage, mineral soil, good light.  USDA zone 5, if not colder. 

PRICKLY PEAR

Cactaceae

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