Orange-Fleshed Prickly Pear
The pads (nopales) and the fruit of this prickly pear are edible. The fruit tastes similar to tangy watermelon and is about the size of a pear. Delicious in smoothies or made into syrup – try prickly pear margaritas!
Water: Light water, drought tolerant
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: 5 to 6’ tall perennial
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average, well-draining soil
Origin: Southwest North America