What animal eats a prickly pear?

Answer wood rats. The Cactoblastas catterpillar is an animial. and has all but erradicated PRICKLY PEAR from Australia where the catterpillar was introduced to control the cactus. The PRICKLY PEAR was Au... Read More »

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What eats prickly pear cacti?

All or most types of Galápagos Finches do. :D

How can the prickly pear cactus be used?

Prickly pear cactus [Opuntia spp] can be used for artistic purposes, as models for paintings and pottery. It can be used for conservation of soil and of water. Its roots feed the underground soil f... Read More »

How does a prickly pear reproduce?

Prickly pear cactus can reproduce by seed, root division and by cuttings from the paddles being individually rooted.

Uses for Prickly Pear Cactus?

Prickly pears constitute a large and diverse group of cacti. In fact, the name can refer to virtually any member of the genus Opuntia. Opuntia is the largest genus in the cactus family and possesse... Read More »