Collecting Opuntia seeds

September 2015 we held vacation on the beautiful island of La Palma. Everywhere we went on the island we were accompanied by prickly pears (Opuntia).   Using a Pringles container to collect some of the ripened pears we went home. After removing the seeds from the fruit, half of them were shortly thrown in boiling water. This is done to…

The first measurement

The first measurements of the seedlings. Taken on March 19th 2016.