Prickly pear cladode (commonly known as palm)
Stems, with the appearance of fleshy leaves, flat and oval or elliptical in shape. Its length can vary between 30-60 cm and its thickness between 2-3 cm. The cladodes Opuntia Ficus-Indica, have mostly glochids (thorns), composed of cellulosic fibers that can reach a few centimeters in length.
Fleshy, thick and waxy
It varies between 13ºBx and 17ºBx depending on the state of ripeness and metabolism of the fruit.
As a fresh or cooked vegetable or vegetable (especially young cladodes also known as palm hearts), juices, liqueurs, jams, pickles and preserves, food flours, natural colourings and thickeners, gelling agents and stabilizers, medicinal and cosmetic uses, fodder.
Diuretic, healing, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, antiulcerosis, hypoglycemic.
In bulk. Other formats available on request.
VALIDITY AND STORAGE CONDITIONS
They vary depending on the purpose for which it is intended.
All year round