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Ashy Xoconostle Seeds

Ashy Xoconostle Seeds

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The xoconostle is a species of cactus commonly known as nopalera, which produces a fruit with an appearance similar to the prickly pear but a reddish, ashy and white color and an acidic flavor. Unlike prickly pears, the skin of the xoconostle is soft and edible. .

Opuntia Joconostle

- Characteristics : It is a shrubby plant that can reach up to 2.5 m in height. Its cladodes are obovate, 18–28 cm long, 11.5–18.5 cm wide, 1.5 cm thick, matte, or pale bluish green.

- Uses: It is used in gastronomy and traditional medicine as a treatment for diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, obesity and respiratory ailments. Its fruits are very acidic and are used in the preparation of crystallized sweets, jams and drinks.

- Cultivation: It adapts well to climatic changes and is resistant to drought, which makes it an attractive fruit to grow in the semi-desert areas of Mexico.

- Fruit: The fruits are subglobose, 2-4 cm in diameter, with very acidic, pink, slightly scented pulp.

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