Displays large, bright yellow blossoms in summer and is completely spineless. The prickly pear plant has three different edible sections: the pad of the cactus (nopal), which can be treated like a vegetable, the petals of the flowers, which can be added to salads, and the pear (tuna), which can be treated like a fruit.
Common Name: Tiger Tounge Prickly Pear
Botanical Name: Opuntia cacanapa 'Ellisiana'
Watering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average landscape size:Moderate to slow growing to 3 ft. tall, 4-6 ft. wide.
Special features:Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Flower attributesShowy Flowers