Opuntia basilaris

Beavertail Cactus

Plant family: Cactaceae - Cactus

Rating:

Plant type: Succulent

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
Container Avail Qty Add to
My List
Price
One Gallon 9   12.99

Add to My List

Flower Color Pink, Violet
Blooming Season Spring
Height 1-2 feet, 2-3 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
Sun / Shade   
Monthly Water
> Learn More
Wildlife Friendliness Rating
Plant Community > Learn More

Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

Best Soil Conditions > Learn More

Sand

Special Characteristic

Edible

Plant Highlights

This cactus has gorgeous pink to violet flowers. It does best in full sun with little to no water. It needs fast draining soil and does well in sandy and rocky soils. The fruit on the cactus is edible so it makes a great choice for a bird garden or a desert garden.

Leave us a comment, your rating and/or your favorite picture

Please share your thoughts with us about this plant. We would like to hear about the good things and the problems. We also would appreciate seeing any photos and have you rate this plant. To leave comments or to rate a plant you must be registered.



 

 

Comments

No comments for this plant.