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Devils-tongue Prickly Pear Fig (Opuntia humifusa)

Devils-tongue Prickly Pear Fig (Opuntia humifusa)

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You will get 19 seeds of Opuntia humifusa, DEVILS-TONGUE PRICKLY PEAR FIG for planting.

Opuntia humifusa, also known as Devil's-tongue, Eastern Prickly Pear, or Indian Fig, is a resilient cactus that thrives in hot, sunny areas of the eastern United States, northeastern Mexico, and Mississippi. It blooms vibrant yellow to gold flowers in late spring and bears juicy red or purple fruits in autumn. Besides its visual appeal, this versatile plant has practical uses as its fruits are edible and its young cactus segments can be consumed similarly to string beans.

Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 2 days.

Stratification: none required

Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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