What is the name of this prickly pear cactus?

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  1. ADELINE

    ADELINE New Member

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    What type of prickly pear cactus is this? Can it survive the Canadian winter outside in the garden? How to grow and care for this plant?

    Many thanks!
     

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    pierrot Active Member 10 Years

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    in the genus Opuntia but I'm not sure of the specific epithet for this
     
  3. mandarin

    mandarin Active Member 10 Years

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    I am not 100 % sure, but I am tempted to say Brasiliopuntia brasiliensis. If so it will not tolerate your winters.
     

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