Prickly Pear Cactus


A playful cactus with pads shaped like a beavertail, the Prickly Pear Cactus is a low-maintenance plant with a no-fuss care routine with infrequent watering and fertilizing.

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Details & Care


MD—13"-20" tall (including recycled plastic Ecopot) Size Guide


No-fuss—Easy Care


Bright Indirect to Direct

Pet Friendly

Yes—Non-toxic but watch out for sharp spines

Air Cleaner

Yes—Releases oxygen and absorbs pollutants

What's Included
  • Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil
    • Plant size: 13″-20″ tall (including pot)
  • Ecopots pot and saucer
    • Pot size: 8″ in diameter, 7″ tall
    • Saucer size: 6.5″ in diameter
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An intriguing cactus with bright green pads, the Prickly Pear Cactus is a plant that’s fun to watch grow over time. Its pads actually grow atop of one another, giving it a stacked appearance. And, you can even propagate this cactus! Once your Prickly Pear grows pads that are at least 6 months old, you can remove them and replant them in the same pot.

Native to the hot, dry desert climates of South America, Central America, and the southern parts of North America, the Prickly Pear thrives in a warm sunny spot in your home. As a drought-tolerant plant,  this cactus only requires watering once or twice a month. This cactus is ideal for those who are looking to add a touch of green to their environment with limited time to care for plants.

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Common Name(s)

Prickly Pear Cactus, Pear Cactus, Indian Fig, Paddle Catus, Bunny-Ear Cactus, Beavertail Cactus
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