Hoorah! Fresh Nopal Growth!

FerocactusLatispinus(Zone 4/Sunset 43 WI)July 4, 2012

The oldest pad is producing two fresh buds + more on the way on the other two pads!

Sadly, they aren't flowers.

I'm seeing ephemeral leaves!

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cactusmcharris

Opuntias are positively notorious (especially the pad-type Platyopuntia subtribe) for showing their ephemeral / vestigal leaves.

Is there a picture with your post?

    Bookmark   July 5, 2012 at 10:13AM
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FerocactusLatispinus(Zone 4/Sunset 43 WI)

Unfortunately, the computer I use for posting pics is having internet connection troubles. I've only got this laptop. I might get an image or two posted in a few days.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2012 at 11:24AM
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