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lovestogarden

My Southern California (zone 10a) garden has all kinds of plants mixed together; roses, ferns, succulents, vegetables,....

Opuntia sabulata

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2017
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lovestogarden

Check out the size of this paddle! I had to trim the prickly pear cactus away from the Orange tree. Yes, that is my giant foot. #succulent #cactus #pricklypearcactus #pricklypear

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columbiariver

What? This looks amazing! Im impressed Janice 👍💕

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ShelleySnyder

😲 WOW!!!💘😍

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jennlamaye

Geez!! 😳

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Doomsdoor

Plant them somewhere

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andilynn

😮😮🤤

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juliesgarden

Wow that’s huge 😮

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paige.harr

Awesome so jealous

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KariSamuel

Have you ever eaten these?

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lovestogarden

Yes, I have eaten salsa made from the paddles. Very tasty, as is the tuna (fruit) they produce. @KariSamuel

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lovestogarden

https://worldofsucculents.com/edible-cacti-and-succulents-plants/

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2017
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lovestogarden

Check out the size of this #pricklypear ! About 20" long! It was an old piece, so there is a good amount of #corking .

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ShelleySnyder

@lovestogarden there's those toes again!!😂😂

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lovestogarden

#pricklypear #pricklypearcactus #blossom

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SikoMa

I have always loved the blooms on these😍

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lovestogarden

I always want to touch them, but then there are those thorns! 😱 @sikoma

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SikoMa

Lol Janice😂😂😂

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purplebird

#ouch🤗

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2017
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lovestogarden

Liam, this is the backside of my standing Prickly Pear. The bottom of the photo is at 6' (1.8 meters). This is taken from my neighbor's side of the fence. @Opuntia

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SikoMa

Its enormous😲

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purplebird

That's one big prickly pear 🤗

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lovestogarden

Yep, Michelle, and I didn't get all of it in the photo, and had just cut a bunch off of it! I did not know it was growing so much on my neighbor's side. 😊. Nice to hear from you again. Keep feeling better. 🙏 @purplebird

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lovestogarden

Liam, this is the other cactus that still remains. I do not have a photo of the other cactus before (except for the one I posted of the mushrooms at the base). These photos were as good as I could get, sorry. @Opuntia

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lovestogarden

A bit of prickly love. #heart #heart-shaped #pricklypear #succulent #cactus

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alovealoe

I love the heart shaped opuntias

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SikoMa

This must be a really big boy🌵🌵🌵

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SikoMa

#internationalweekend #usnative

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