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Opuntia x basilaris 'Baby Rita'

Native range: Species from Southwest USA

Known names: Prickly Pear

Hardiness: Best kept above freezing

Mature Size: ~2' tall x ~2' wide

Light: Best in full sun.

Water: Water often during summer. Keep fairly dry in winter.

Soil: Succulent mix

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: Grown in 1g pot, shipped bare root.


Sage green pads that turns purple if stressed (hot & dry or in the cold). This cultivar remains fairly compact compared to other 'Rita' prickly pears. Pink flowers late spring.

Opuntia x basilaris 'Baby Rita' [4"]

SKU: 7523814809071
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