Silver Dollar Prickly Pear

Opuntia robusta

  • Blooms 2” yellow flowers followed by 3”-4” red fruit

  • Fruit and pads are edible

  • Plant can grow 20’x 20’, pads can get to 18”

  • Propagated by seed or pad, can naturalize and become weedlike


Central Mexico

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


Light Requirement

Full sun

Soil Requirements

Low water, well drained soil, xeric