Opuntia ficus-indica “Grandma Anita’s”

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Common Name:

Grandma Anita's Prickly Pears


California cultivar


Opuntia “Grandma Anita’s” must have a pretty good story behind that name. And it does! Rikki brought it up to us from her family’s homestead in Central California before she left us to go start her own cactus farm. Her great-grandmother Anita cultivated these for years, a long time ago, for the delicious fruit and they’re still growing on the property. And then there’s the story about Anita and Zorro and the pickle barrel. But you’ll have to ask Rikki about that.


Temperature: Hardy to 20F

Full Sun to Part Sun

Ultra Soil Blend

Low Water

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