(Spineless Cactus, Indian Fig)
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- half-hardy to tender in zone 10
- sun, part shade
- drought resistant
- Fast growing.
- Domesticated, not a true desert plant, on low weter use list, tall growing to 15', tree-like with woody trunk, good space definer, not for areas with hard freezes, few or no spines, peel fruit.
- Spring, through summer has 4" yellow flower followed by a yellow-red fruit (edible), suseptable to root rot and rodents eat the fruit, well drained soil.
- Low maintenance, needs suplemental water, grow from containers or segments.
- Small shrub sized cactus used for high screening.