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Cocoche Loco

A tree forming Prickly Pear that develops a distinctive trunk.  Drought hardy and long lived.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Opuntia pilifera produces pink flowers
Opuntia pilifera has abundant hair surrounding the flower buds
Opuntia pilifera has pads covered in white spines
Latin Name: 
Opuntia pilifera
Family Name: 
Cactaceae
Place of Origin: 
Mexico
Bloom Time: 
Jul
Aug
Plant Types: 
Garden Location: 
Cactus Garden