How to remove the spines from nopales is an age old problem. So here’s one man’s hi-tech solution.
Henry Ramos demonstrates how his invention cleans the needles off a cactus, even along the edges. (STEVE R. FUJIMOTO)
Henry Ramos sells his cactus cleaner for $25.
Ramos says he stands by his product. After cleaning the plant, Ramos glides it against his face to prove it’s free of thorns.
Before I started this here cactusblog on the Ted Stevens Memorial Intertubes I never would have guessed how many cactus related products there are in the world. Now I know, and you too.