Opuntia robusta | Giant Prickly Pear

Giant Prickly Pear provides a shrublike presence in the landscape. Pads almost as big as dinner plates are striking. Provide plenty of space for its mature growth. Canopy coverage: 79 square feet.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 15F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 10 feet high

Width: 10 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds