Cochineal Cactus-I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson from the June 2016 Edition Family: Cacataceae Also known as: Cochineal Nopal Cactus, Nopal Cactus, Velvet Opuntia, Wooly Joint or Prickly Pear Growing originally in Mexico and Central America, early on it was called Opuntia cochinellifera but now the botanical community has bestowed its own genus name. It can grow to 12 […]

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