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Opuntia ficus-indica

Family: cactaceae
Common name(s): Smooth Mountain Prickly Pear, Indian Fig, Mission Cactus, Tuberous Prickly Pear, Nopal
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 8b - 10

General resources

Links for Opuntia ficus-indica

  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 8b-10) (40 photos)
  • - Community-assembled plant profile (9 photos)
  • Opuntia Web - Enthusiast's page describes characteristics and natural habitats of the species (and its subspecies, where appropriate). (38 photos)

Last updated:20 Dec 2023