Opuntia engelmannii | Engelmann's Prickly Pear

Shrublike in form, this cactus spreads wide, becoming an effective barrier. Yellow flowers are showy, followed by red fruits that are loved by birds. Canopy coverage: 50 square feet.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 10F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 8 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring, winter

Wildlife: birds