(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Cylindropuntia ramosissima also known as Branched Pencil Cholla is a decumbent or erect and treelike cactus which can approach 2 meters-6 feet in maximum height. It has many narrow branches made up of cylindrical segments, green in color drying gray, the surface divided into squarish, flat tubercles with few or no spines, or often with a single long, straight spine.
The flower is small and orange, pink or brownish in color. The fruit is a small, dry, spiny body up to 2 centimeters long.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Diamond cholla|
|Frost Tolerance||22 f|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 10b|
|Scientific Name||Cylindropuntia ramosissima|
|Shape||Erect to decumbent|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|