How to prepare prickly pear cactus pads

Posted on 09.06.2018 by Torie
If you live in an arid climate, you can skip this step. Cactus fruit grows on the edges of the flat pads of the cactus, and are pear-shaped.
Prickly pear cactus has been a staple of the Mexican and Central American diet for thousands of years. Tuck them an inch deep on the ground or in containers. How to Grow a Mango Tree from Seed. I have also used about six paper towels stacked together and it worked just. Prickly pear cactus can be propagated from seeds or pads.
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