Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata
Opuntia subulata

This is a popular well-known shrubby cactus with several main branches from the base or a small tree with a simple erect trunk and a large almost hemispherical top often 3 to 4(-5) meters high. The leaves are relatively large and persistent.

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

Bloom Season Late spring, early summer
Botanical Name Austrocylindropuntia subulata
Common Name Eve's needle cactus, Eve's Pin cactus, long spine cactus, Cane Cholla
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Genus Austrocylindropuntia
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 16 ft. tall
Native Area South America, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By Seeds, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, deer resistant, heat tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting mix
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Friendly to humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Opuntia subulata

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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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This is a popular well-known shrubby cactus with several main branches from the base or a small tree with a simple erect trunk and a large almost hemispherical top often 3 to 4(-5) meters high. The leaves are relatively large and persistent.

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

Bloom Season Late spring, early summer
Botanical Name Austrocylindropuntia subulata
Common Name Eve's needle cactus, Eve's Pin cactus, long spine cactus, Cane Cholla
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Genus Austrocylindropuntia
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 16 ft. tall
Native Area South America, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By Seeds, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, deer resistant, heat tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting mix
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Friendly to humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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