Civano Nursery's Plant Catalog

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Black-Spine Prickly Pear - Opuntia macrocentra

Plant Details

  • Common Name:
    Black-Spine Prickly Pear
    Botanical Name:
    Opuntia macrocentra
    Plant Type:
    Cactus and Succulents
    Size (H x W):
    3 - 4 ft x 3 - 4 ft
  • Blooms:
    Bicolor; Red and Yellow
    Exposure:
    Full Sun, Part Shade
    Hardiness:
    10 F
    Water:
    Low
  • Pruning:
    n/a (prune to control size every few years in spring)
    Growth Rate:
    Slow to Moderate
    Flowering Season:
    Spring