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Opuntia ficus-indica 'Burbank Spineless'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Opuntia ficus-indica 'Burbank Spineless'

Common Name: Barbary Fig, Fig Opuntia

A true cactus that spreads to form a shrubby fence. Blue-green cladodes are flat, rounded and pad-like. Widely spaced areoles lack spines. Large flowers are followed by sweet, prickly-pear fruits. Fruit ripens in summer. The fruits (tunas) and the flesh of the cladodes (nopales) are edible.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8, 9, 12 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 9 - 15 feet

Mature Width: 10 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low

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