Aaron's Beard Prickly Pear
This plants habitat is San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas, Guanajuato, and Querétaro, Mexico. This plant has medium sized teardrop shaped pads from about 8-12” long. It is a tree form Opuntia that grows a woody trunk covered in long white hair-like spines. The pads have shorter white spines. This plant grows best in full sun. Hardy to 25F. This plant needs water when growing and very little to none during the dormant time. This plant produces beautiful yellow flowers with a distinguishing red style. This plant is a large height (10 to 16ft) tree-like grower.