Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii
Fouquieria macdougalii

Fouquieria macdougalii

Cultivation and Propagation: Fouquieria macdougalii is a fast-growing tree, but usually relatively short lived (only few decades).
Exposure: It grows best in full sun to part shade. It needs freely circulating air.
Watering: Water regularly in summer keep almost dry in winter. Plants are watered and allowed to dry thoroughly before watering again. If planted in the landscape however, it will often drop all its leaves when it decides to take a rest. When this happens, cut down on the watering until the leaves start to appear again.
Hardiness: Hardy to -4°C they prefer a dormant, winter rest period.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Summer(Throught)
Botanical Name Fouquieria macdougalii
Common Name Tree ocotillo, Mexican tree ocotillo, Merchent cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Bright Red
Genus Fouquieria
Growth Habit Lanceshaped
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 8 10 (USDA)
Mature Size 5 10 ft. tall
Native Area Sonora (Mexico)
Plant Type Perennial, succulent shrub
Propagation By stem cuttings, divisions, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant, snake resistant, mild frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Special Features Upright spiny branches(Thick trunk)
Sun Exposure Full sun
Toxicity Safe for humans, mild toxic for pets(Keep away children)
Watering Needs Moderate

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Fouquieria macdougalii

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Fouquieria macdougalii

Cultivation and Propagation: Fouquieria macdougalii is a fast-growing tree, but usually relatively short lived (only few decades).
Exposure: It grows best in full sun to part shade. It needs freely circulating air.
Watering: Water regularly in summer keep almost dry in winter. Plants are watered and allowed to dry thoroughly before watering again. If planted in the landscape however, it will often drop all its leaves when it decides to take a rest. When this happens, cut down on the watering until the leaves start to appear again.
Hardiness: Hardy to -4°C they prefer a dormant, winter rest period.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Summer(Throught)
Botanical Name Fouquieria macdougalii
Common Name Tree ocotillo, Mexican tree ocotillo, Merchent cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Bright Red
Genus Fouquieria
Growth Habit Lanceshaped
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 8 10 (USDA)
Mature Size 5 10 ft. tall
Native Area Sonora (Mexico)
Plant Type Perennial, succulent shrub
Propagation By stem cuttings, divisions, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistant, snake resistant, mild frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Special Features Upright spiny branches(Thick trunk)
Sun Exposure Full sun
Toxicity Safe for humans, mild toxic for pets(Keep away children)
Watering Needs Moderate

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