Delicious Cactus Fruit


Melocactus violaceus is also known as the Turk’s Cap. All the fuzzy white stuff on top of the cactus is the mature cephalium. This is a newly mature specimen with last year’s flowers having produced a fruit this year. Shall we eat it? Or shall we extract the seeds and grow more?

Here’s the rest of the plant.

Spiny!


    
    
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