Santa Rita Tubac(TM) Prickly Pear

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Large yellow flowers rest on the outer edges of spine covered pads. In the winter the pads turn to a rich purple color and return to a soft blue gray with warmer weather. Photo credit: Richard Shiell
  • Light Needs : Full Sun
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Donut Type
Botanical Name Opuntia santa-rita 'Tubac'
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 3 - 5 Feet
Mature Spread 4 - 7 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color Yellow
Bloom Time Summer, Spring
Light Needs Full Sun
Habit Columnar
Special Uses Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Landscape Uses Firescaping / Fire Wise
Water Needs No
Plant Type Perennials, Cactus & Succulents
Plant Subtype N/A
General Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment.
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