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Opuntia or Prickly Pear in Croatia 2024

This cactus with beautiful flowers is also quite tasty

Best time: September–October

Opuntia or Prickly Pear
Opuntia or Prickly Pear
Opuntia or Prickly Pear

Opuntia gets very beautiful when it's in blossom from May to August. In the summer, ​this large cactus forms plum-like purple edible fruit. It's quite sweet and tasty but pick the prickly pears wearing gloves because thousands of thorns may end up in your hands.