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Maihueniopsis glomerata var. russelii `Portrerillos', `Mound Cholla', Mendoza, Argentina, 4800 feet, 15"H x 24"W
Description: Short spines on small cylindrical loosely attached stems, forming low dense mounds. Flowers rich yellow with deep red stigmas. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Sharp draining sandy loam with a high gravel content.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Maihueniopsis glomerata var. russelii `Villavicencio', `Mound Cholla', Mendoza, Argentina, 6100 feet, 15"H x 24"W
Description: Short spines on small cylindrical loosely attached stems, forming low dense mounds. Flowers with sharp pointed petals, bright yellow edged with brown and with orange stigmas. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Sharp draining sandy loam with a high gravel content.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia woodsii `Wildfire', `Scarlet Zion Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 4600 feet, 24"H x 72"W
Description: Large mat forming type with individual pads up to 8 inches long by 5 inches wide. Flowers reddish orange followed by edible fruits.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a, Plants can endure short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing or arctic temperatures.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $15.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $21.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea `Lincoln', `Grizzly Bear Pricklypear', Lincoln Co., NV, 4100 feet, 24"H x 36"W
Description: Long thin hair like white spines on small pads, forming upright branching to spreading mats. Flowers pink. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Sharp draining sandy loam with high gravel content.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each

Sold out.
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea `Inyo', `Grizzly Bear Pricklypear', Inyo Co., CA, 6800 feet, 24"H x 36"W
Description: Long thin hair like yellow tinted white spines on small pads, forming upright branching to spreading mats. Flowers light yellow. Fruits dry at maturity
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Sharp draining sandy loam with high gravel content.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each


Sold out. 
Opuntia polyacantha `Triple Crown', `Plains Pricklypear', Lincoln Co., ID, 4700 feet, 10"H x 48"W
Description: White needle spines up to two inches on small pads, forming low broad mats. Flowers bright yellow, fading in multiple shades of orange to red. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Seven pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each

Sold out.
Opuntia polyacantha `Snake River Rose', `Plains Pricklypear', Elmore Co., ID, 3000 feet, 10"H x 48"W
Description: White needle spines up to two inches on small pads, forming low broad mats. Flowers silky pink with reddish centers. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Snake River Orange', `Plains Pricklypear', Elmore Co., ID, 3000 feet, 10"H x 48"W
Description: White needle spines up to two inches on small pads, forming low broad mats. Flowers creamsicle orange with pink and reddish tones, up to 4 inches across. Flower color varies greatly in relation to sun and or heat intensity. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Six pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Rainbow Delight', `Plains Pricklypear', Cassia Co., ID, 6500 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: White needle spines up to two inches on small pads, forming low mats. Flowers of light yellow and pink vary greatly depending on sun and or heat intensity. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Seven pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each


Sold out. No eta.

Opuntia polyacantha `Pink Supernova', `Plains Pricklypear', Lincoln Co., ID, 4700 feet, 10"H x 48"W
Description: Dense white needle spines up to two inches long nearly obscure the pads and form low broad mats. Flowers pink, double petaled and crinkled. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Orange Tango', `Plains Pricklypear', Cassia Co, ID, 6500 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: Thick white spines on small pads, forming low mats. Flowers light orange with pink overtones and vary depending upon sun and or heat intensity. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `New Dawn', `Plains Pricklypear', Cassia Co., ID, 6500 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: Thick white spines on small pads, forming low mats. Flowers delicate light pink with a hint of orange. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Midnight Aurora', `Plains Pricklypear', Lincoln Co., ID, 4700 feet, 10"H x 48"W
Description: Reddish brown tipped white spines on small pads, forming low broad mats. Flowers dark magenta with reddish centers. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Lemonade Twist', `Plains Pricklypear', Cassia Co., ID, 6500 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: White needle spines on small pads, forming low mats. Flowers light yellow, quickly fading through pinkish gold, orange and reddish colors. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Cassia Rainbow-Red', `Plains Pricklypear', Cassia Co., ID, 6200 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: Short needle spines on small pads, forming low mats. Flowers bright pinkish red with a hint of orange, up to four inches in diameter. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Cassia Rainbow-Pink', `Plains Pricklypear', Cassia Co., ID, 6200 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: Short needle spines on small pads, forming low mats. Flowers light pink with hues of orange and yellow. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Canary Rose', `Plains Pricklypear', Cassia Co., ID, 6500 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: Thick needle spines on small pads, forming low mats. Flowers deep yellow with a hint of orange, fading to pinkish colors.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Six pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Butter Rose', `Plains Pricklypear', Elmore Co., ID, 3000 feet, 6"H x 48"W
Description: White needle spines on small pads, forming low broad mats. Flowers light buttery yellow, fading to orange colors.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha `Big Red', `Plains Pricklypear', Lincoln Co., ID, 4700 feet, 10"H x 48"W
Description: Short thick spines on small pads, forming low broad mats. Large pinkish red flowers up to 4 or more inches in diameter. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z5a-8a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Five pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia pinkavae `Vivid', `Arizona Strip Pricklypear', Coconino Co., AZ, 6350 feet, 6"H x 48"W
Description: Widely spaced thick white spines on small pads, forming low broad mats. Flowers vivid pink with light centers. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each

Rooted and unrooted cuttings sold out.





Opuntia phaeacantha X `Kaibab Red', `Brown-spine Pricklypear', Coconino Co., AZ, 6200 feet, 12"H x 72"W
Description: Brown & yellow tinted needle spines fade to white on medium to large pads, forming broad mats. Flowers pinkish red with darker centers. Fruits larger and worthy of harvesting on this intermediate hybrid form.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Opuntia polyacantha var. trichophora, `Eastern Grizzly Bear Pricklypear', Santa Fe Co., NM, 6500 feet, 5"H x 24"W
Description: Ex. David Salman's favorite form from near La Cinega, NM with fine hair like white spines on small pads and forming low hairy mats. Small light yellow flowers. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia phaeacantha `Kaibab Pink', `Brown-spine Pricklypear', Coconino Co., AZ, 6200 feet, 12"H x 72"W
Description: Short white spines on medium sized pads, forming large mats. Flowers light pink. Fleshy fruits at maturity, overly seedy and not well suited for consumption.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Opuntia macrocentra `Socorro', `Purple Pricklypear', Socorro Co., NM, 5000 feet, 24"H x 60"W
Description: Original collection by Jeff Thompson, described as "Prolific", with sparse brown needle spines restricted to the upper areoles of the pads, forming semi erect spreading mats. Flowers rich yellow with red centers, fading to orangey colors. Fruits fleshy at maturity but not worthy of harvest.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Opuntia macrocentra X `Eddy', `Purple Pricklypear', Eddy Co., NM, 4100 feet, 18"H x 60"W
Description: Intermediate hybrid form with mostly macrocentra characteristics. Flowers rich yellow with deep red centers, fading to orangey colors. Fruits fleshy at maturity but not worthy of harvest.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Six pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Opuntia lindheimeri var. subarmata, `Devils River Texas Pricklypear', Val Verde Co., TX, 1500 feet, 48"H x 72"W
Description: Large to jumbo sized spineless pads, forming broad semi erect mats. Flowers light yellow fading to orange. Fruits fleshy at maturity, large and suitable for harvest.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer, usually the last of the pricklypears to flower.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $15.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $21.50 each





Opuntia gilvescens `Veyo', `Bajada Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 4800 feet, 36"H x 72"W
Description: Yellow brown spines tipped white on medium to large pads, forming broad semi erect mats. Flowers yellow with light orange centers, fading to deeper orange. Fruits fleshy at maturity, large and suitable for harvest.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b, The hardiest of the large padded true form pricklypears so far tested though plants can still suffer from prolonged periods of continuous freezing. 
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Five pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $15.50 each, Rooted cutting - $21.50 each





> Opuntia fragilis `Siskiyou', `Fragile Pricklypear', Siskiyou Co., CA, 2700 feet, 4"H x 24"W
Description: Short dense brownish yellow spines on tiny pads, forming low compact mats. Flowers yellow, fading to orange colors. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. One picture.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia fragilis `Jackson', `Fragile Pricklypear', Jackson Co., OR, 2500 feet, 3"H x 18"W
Description: Near spineless tiny pads, forming tight compact mats. Flowers yellow, fading to orange.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. One picture.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia columbiana `Spiny Quarters', `Columbia River Pricklypear', Owyhee Co., ID, 3600 feet, 3"H x 12"W
Description: Short needle spines on tiny quarter sized flattened pads, forming low tight mats. Flowers yellow with red stamens, fading to orange, Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each


Sold out. No eta.


Opuntia columbiana `Little Stars', `Columbia River Pricklypear', Owyhee Co., ID, 3400 feet, 5"H x 18"W
Description: Short needle spines on elongated finger like pads, forming low mats. Flowers sharp petaled, yellow, fading through gold, orange & red colors. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each


Sold out. No eta.


Opuntia basilaris `Mojave Giant', `Beavertail Pricklypear', Nye Co., NV, 6000 feet, 10"H x 36"W
Description: Spineless gray pads up to 10 or more inches in length on this form, forming low to semi erect mats. Flowers vivid pink. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Early to mid spring.
Soil Mix: Sharp draining sandy loam with a high gravel content.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each


Sold out. No eta.


Opuntia basilaris `Mojave Blue', `Beavertail Pricklypear', Lincoln Co., NV, 4000 feet, 8"H x 24"W
Description: Spineless powdery blue pads, forming low spreading mats. Flowers light pink. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-9a, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Early to mid spring.
Soil Mix: Sharp draining sandy loam with a high gravel content.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each


Sold out. No eta.
Opuntia azurea var. diplopurpurea, `Diploid Purple Pricklypear', Brewster Co., TX, 4100 feet, 10"H x 60"W
Description: Thick black spines tipped white, widely spaced and restricted to the upper areoles on medium sized purplish gray pads. Flowers light yellow with blood red centers. Fruits fleshy to semi dry at maturity and not worthy of consumption.
Cold Hardiness: Z7b-10b, Plants can withstand short periods of intense cold but can succumb to long periods of continuous freezing without protection.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each


Sold out. No eta.
Opuntia aurea X `Virgin River Rainbow', `Hybrid Utah Beavertail Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 5200 feet, 8"H x 48"W
Description: Small to medium sized spinless pads of bright green form low broad mats. Flowers primarily pink with orange and yellow tones. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Five pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Opuntia aurea X `Salmon', `Hybrid Utah Beavertail Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 5200 feet, 4"H x 36"W
Description: Smaller, mostly spineless pads of green forming low spreading mats. Flowers variably salmon, orange, or pink depending on sun and or heat intensity. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each






Opuntia aurea X `Red Canyon', `Hybrid Utah Beavertail Pricklypear', Coconino Co., AZ, 5300 feet, 12"H x 48"W
Description: Near spineless elongated small to medium sized pads, forming low semi erect spreading mats. Flowers pinkish red. Fruits semi fleshy to dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Five pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Opuntia aurea X `Pink Passion', `Hybrid Utah Beavertail Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 5200 feet, 6"H x 48"W
Description: Near spineless small to medium sized pads, forming low broad mats. Flowers silky pink and up to four or more inches in diameter. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Opuntia aurea X `Peach', `Hybrid Utah Beavertail Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 5200 feet, 8"H x 36"W
Description: Near spineless small to medium sized pads, forming low to semi erect spreading mats. Flowers light to darker orange depending on sunlight and or heat intensity. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b, this form slightly less hardy than most.
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each

Opuntia aurea X `Morning Glow', `Hybrid Utah Beavertail Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 5200 feet, 6"H x 36"W
Description: Near spineless elongated small pads, forming low sprawling mats. Flowers light yellow. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full to part. Plants do best with some filtered afternoon shade to avoid any potential sunburning.
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Opuntia aurea X `Blush', `Hybrid Utah Beavertail Pricklypear', Washington Co., UT, 5200 feet, 12"H x 48"W
Description: Near spineless small to medium sized pads, forming low to semi erect spreading mats. Flowers light pink to darker pinkish orange depending on sunlight and or heat intensity. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Mid to late spring
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each





Cylindropuntia whipplei `Yavapai', `Whipple's Cholla', Yavapai Co., AZ, 5000 feet, 48"H x 48"W
Description: Short white spines on short stem segments, forming densely branched medium high shrubs. Flowers yellow with greenish tint.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Cylindropuntia whipplei `Enterprise Gold', `Whipple's Cholla', Washington Co., UT, 5700 feet, 24"H x 48W
Description: Dense straw yellow spines on short stem segments, forming low, densely branched spreading shrubs. Flowers yellow with greenish tint.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each


Sold out. No eta.
Cylindropuntia viridiflora, `Santa Fe Cholla', Santa Fe Co., NM, 7000 feet, 36"H x 48"W
Description: Yellow tinted white spines on short stem segments, forming low to medium high densely branched shrubs. Flowers light orange and green.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Cylindropuntia spinosior `Silver City', `Cane Cholla', Grant Co., NM, 5500 feet, 84"H x 60"W
Description: Short spines on long stem segments, forming tall, open branching shrubs. Flowers deep reddish magenta.
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $13.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $18.50 each



​Cylindropuntia imbricata `Rio Arriba Giant', `Tree Cholla', Rio Arriba Co., NM, 7000 feet, 60"H x 60"W
Description: Short spines on medium to long, extra thick stem segments forming large open branching shrubs. Flowers magenta.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Six pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Cylindropuntia imbricata `Colorado White', `Tree Cholla', El Paso Co., CO, 6000 feet, 36"H x 36"W
Description: Short spines on short stem segments, forming densely branching low to medium sized shrubs. Flowers greenish white.
Cold Hardiness: Z5b-8b
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Cylindropuntia imbricata `Colorado Slim', `Tree Cholla', Pueblo Co., CO, 5000 feet, 36"H x 36"W
Description: Short spines on thinner short stem segments, forming densely branching low to medium sized shrubs. Flowers reddish magenta.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Cylindropuntia imbricata `Donahue's Select', `Tree Cholla', ex. garden cultivation, 72"H x 60"W
Description: Short spines on medium to long stem segments, forming large open branching shrubs. Flowers pink.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Two pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Cylindropuntia echinocarpa `Silver Fox', `Silver & Gold Cholla', Lincoln Co., NV, 5000 feet, 72"H x 60"W
Description: Dense silvery spines on medium length stem segments, forming large open branching shrubs. Flowers greenish yellow.
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each





Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa `Gunlock', `Buckhorn Cholla', Washington Co., UT, 3600 feet, 72"H x 72"W
Description: Short golden yellow spines on short, medium or long stem segments that form large open branching shrubs. Flowers orange.
Cold Hardiness: Z7b-10b, Plants can withstand short periods on intense cold but can succumb to prolonged periods of continuous freezing without protection. 
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each

Sold out. No eta.


Opuntia aurea `Kanab Blue', `Utah Beavertail', Kane Co., UT, 5500 feet. 8"H x 48"W
Description: Near spineless bluish gray pads, forming low sprawling mats. Flowers pure yellow, fading to light orange. Fruits dry at maturity.
Cold Hardiness: Z6a-9a
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Four pictures.
2 offers, Unrooted cutting - $8.50 each, Rooted cutting, shipped bare root - $12.50 each


Sold out. No eta.


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> Opuntia x `Majestic', Washington Co., UT, 4000 feet, 10"H x 60"W
Description: Intermediate hybrid form with small to medium sized, purple tinted pads. Spines few and thick. Flowers deep pink and large, up to 5 inches
in diameter. 
Cold Hardiness: Z6b-9b
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Soil Mix: Well draining sandy loam with a bit of gravel.
Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail. This will open a new window. Three pictures.
1 offer, Unrooted cutting for $13.50 each

Sold out.
> Opuntia chloritica, `Pancake Pricklypear', Coconino Co., AZ, 5300 feet, 36"H x 36"W
Description: A rare high elevation dwarf form occurring in Pinyon-Juniper woodlands on a steep south facing slope. Plants are relatively short statured and pads smaller compared to their more southern, open desert counterparts.  
Cold Hardiness: Z7a-10a. This population with regular snow and freezing during winter and has endured 0 F in my trials with little to no damage.
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Flowering Time: Early summer.
Soil Mix: Sharp draining sandy loam with a high gravel content.
Flickr photo gallery link, click on thumbnail, This will open a new window. Two pictures.
1 offer, Unrooted cutting for $18.50 each.

Available late summer 2024.
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa, unrooted, $8.50
Cylindropuntia imbricata "Donahue's Select", rooted, $12.50
Cylindropuntia imbricata "Colorado Slim", rooted, $12.50
Cylindropuntia imbricata "Colorado Slim", unrooted, $8.50
Cylindropuntia imbricata "Colorado White", unrooted, $8.50
Cylindropuntia imbricata "Rio Arriba Giant", rooted, $12.50
Cylindropuntia imbricata "Rio Arriba Giant", unrooted, $8.50
Cylindropuntia spinosior "Silver City", unrooted, $13.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Cylindropuntia viridiflora, rooted, $12.50
Unrooted cuttings sold out.
Cylindropuntia whpplei "Yavapai", unrooted, $8.50
Cylindropuntia whipplei "Yavapai", rooted, $12.50
Maihueniopsis glomerata "Portrerillos", rooted, $12.50
Maihueniopsis glomerata "Portrerillos", unrooted, $8.50
Maihueniopsis glomerata "Villavicencio", unrooted, $8.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Opuntia aurea X "Blush" (unrooted), $13.50
Opuntia aurea X "Blush", rooted, $18.50
Opuntia aurea X "Morning Glow", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia aurea X "Peach", unrooted, $13.50
Opuntia aurea X "Peach", rooted, $18.50
Opuntia aurea X "Pink Passion", unrooted, $13.50
Opuntia aurea X "Red Canyon", unrooted, $13.50
Opuntia aurea X "Red Canyon", rooted, $18.50
Opuntia aurea X "Salmon", unrooted, $8.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Opuntia aurea X "Virgin River Rainbow", unrooted, $13.50
Opuntia aurea X "Virgin River Rainbow", rooted, $18.50
Opuntia fragilis "Jackson", unrooted, $8.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Opuntia fragilis "Siskiyou", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia gilvescens "Veyo", unrooted, $15.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Opuntia lindheimeri var. subarmata, unrooted, $15.50
Opuntia macrocentra X "Eddy", unrooted, $13.50
Opuntia macrocentra X "Eddy", rooted, $18.50
Opuntia macrocentra "Socorro", unrooted, $13.50
Opuntia phaeacantha "Kaibab Pink", unrooted, $13.50
Opuntia phaeacantha "Kaibab Pink", rooted, $18.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Opuntia polyacantha "Big Red", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Big Red", rooted, $12.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Butter Rose", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Canary Rose", unrooted, $8.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Opuntia polyacantha "Cassia Rainbow - Pink", unrooted, $8.50
Rooted cuttings sold out. 
Opuntia polyacantha "Cassia Rainbow - Red", unrooted, $8.50
Rooted cuttings sold out.
Opuntia polyacantha "Lemonade Twist", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Midnight Aurora", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "New Dawn", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Orange Tango", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Pink Supernova", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Snake River Orange", unrooted, $8.50
Rooting cuttings sold out.
Opuntia polyacantha "Snake River Rose", unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia polyacantha "Snake River Rose", rooted, $12.50
Opuntia polyacantha var. trichophora, unrooted, $8.50
Opuntia woodsii "Wildfire", unrooted, $15.50
Opuntia woodsii "Wildfire", rooted, $21.50
Cylindropuntia imbricata "Donahues Select", unrooted, $8.50
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