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Myrtillocactus geometrizans is a member of the Cactaceae family. Native to Mexico, the plant’s dense crested form grows slowly but growing long is the key attraction. The plant needs adequate space as the roots spread with it in its native conditions, rising as high as 4.5 meters. The common name of this columnar plant branching very fast like a tree cactus is Whortleberry Cactus. It is winter-dormant and slightly frost-hardy. In early spring, it breaks into tiny greenish-white flowers. For optimal growth, the plant needs full sun to partial shade.
Myrtillocactus geometrizans is a slow-growing cactus.
The Whortleberry cactus yields tiny greenish-white flowers during early spring.
Watering and Feeding
The Whortleberry plant should be watered regularly in summer. Between waterings, the soil should be completely dry.
Use well-drained soil for Myrtillocactus geometrizans. It should have little peat.
The hardiness zone of Myrtillocactus geometrizans is 9b. It is slightly frost-hardy.
Whortleberry plant has good growth in full sun to partial shade.
Use plant cuttings in summer to propagate this cactus.
When exposed to full sun, it gets a bluish color. Repot the plant once every two years. Buy the best quality whortleberry plants for sale from Planet Desert.