Opuntia gosseliniana 'Santa Rita'


Description: 

Succulent with bluish-gray,circular pads. The new growth is plum colored.

Medicinal: Treating constipation and acting as a natural laxative. Strengthening the immunity of the body. Reducing and preventing inflammation in muscles along the body, from those in the gastrointestinal tract to the muscles in the bladder. Reduces cholesterol levels in the body. Stabilizes glucose and insulin levels in the body. Acts as a source of anti-oxidants. Helps treat gastric ulcers. Can be applied topically to heal wounds, scrapes and insect bites. Helps in reducing the effects of drinking too much alcohol

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
7-11
Family: 
Cactaceae
Flower : 
Pale Yellow
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Sun to partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer, dry in winter
Speed of Growth: 
Moderate
Mature Height: 
8ft
Mature Width: 
10ft
Walk-in Retail Prices
1 gallon: 
$5.00
5 gallon: 
$15.00
Latin Name: 
Opuntia gosseliniana 'Santa Rita'
Common Name: 
Santa Rita Prickly Pear

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625 West Canino Rd., Houston TX 77037

Physical Address:
7900 I 45 North
Houston TX, 77037
Take Little York exit up Northbound feeder. Then take a right on Canino Rd. Take immediate right behind the car lot. You will run into us on left before you hit the feeder.
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