Indian Fig Prickly Pear (Opuntia basilaris)


Reaching out up to 10 feet, Indian Fig Prickly Pear Cactus cover a much larger span then the traditional Prickly Pear variety. This wider reach makes the Prickly Pear Cactus ideal as a screen or security border for landscapes, and is also commonly used as a large specimen plant. The Indian Fig Prickly Pear Cactus grows a large cluster of paddle shaped leaves that can propagate several edible and sweet purple fruit.

Native to Mexico, Indian Fig Prickly Pears are suited to our environment and are fast growers, so they don't require much watering or care after they're established. Indian Fig Prickly Pear Cactus are best used when you want to make a large desert impact on your landscape


Full sun

Fast grower

Ideal for desert and low water using landscapes