GLT's Grow: All About The Prickly Pear Cactus | WGLT

GLT's Grow: All About The Prickly Pear Cactus

Jun 6, 2019

A plant you might expect to find in the desert Southwest is native to central Illinois. And it's easy to grow, edible and might have medical benefits.

GLT's Mike McCurdy and Illinois State University's Patrick Murphy talk about the prickly pear cactus in this edition of our gardening podcast Grow.

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