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Opuntia 'Macrocentra'. Cacti.
The Opuntia 'Macrocentra' is a shrubby and spreading variety of cacti with pale grey pads. Perfect for providing a dramatic accent to your garden design as this variety is most notable as one of a few cacti that produce a purple pigmentation in the stem during winter.Large yellow and pink flowers are produced on top of the pads between March and June, followed by red pear-like fruits.

Care should be taken as the Opuntia 'Macrocentra' has long white and black spines.

Very easy to keep, great for growing in pots, needs minimal maintenance and is hardy down to -20.


These are amazing quality Large Cacti from Specialist growers. Photos 1-9 are of the actual Cactus Plants in stock now. These Cacti are flowering now!

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OPUNTIA 'MACROCENTRA'. Cacti. Free UK Delivery!

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  • Latin Name: Opuntia 'Macrocentra'

    Common Name: Black-spined pricklypear, Long-spined pricklypear, Purple pricklypear, Redeye pricklypear. 

    Origin: Southwest USA, Southwest Arizona,Northern Texas, Northern Mexico.

    Hardiness: Hardy down to -20

    Growth Characteristics: Slow growing. Pale grey pads which turn purple/red during winter. Large yellow and pink flowers. Require little maintenance

    Sun: Full sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Exposed.

    Soil: Well drained soil. Gritty.

    Moisture: Water monthly. Keep dry in winter.


  • Avalilable for Delivery Now


    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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