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Texas Prickly Pear
Scientific Name: Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri (Engelm.) B.D. Parfitt & Pinkava
Synonym: Opuntia lindheimeri
Family: Cactaceae
Texas Prickly Pear (Opuntia  engelmannii var. lindheimeri) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9, 12-24
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: 10F (-12C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southern Texas

Growth Habits: Succulent to 6 feet high (1.8 m) or more

Watering Needs: little or no water once established

Propagation: Generally by cuttings

Texas Prickly Pear (Opuntia  engelmannii var. lindheimeri)

Texas Prickly Pear (Opuntia  engelmannii var. lindheimeri)

Blooming Habits:
Coral or yellow flowers in late spring

Fruiting Habits:

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