Burnt prickly pear resprouting

Burnt prickly pear resprouting

Observation - Burnt prickly pear resprouting - Southern Africa. Description: Prickly pear resprouting following a fire. Urs Kreuter (USA) says that hot fires can kill prickly pear-type cacti. This fire was not particularly hot, mainly as it occurred late in the day (about sunset) under relatively cool, if windy, conditions.

Prickly pear resprouting following a fire. Urs Kreuter (USA) says that hot fires can kill prickly pear-type cacti. This fire was not particularly hot, mainly as it occurred late in the day (about sunset) under relatively cool, if windy, conditions.