Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi
Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi

Opuntia subulata monstrose

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

This is a monstrose form of the Opuntia subulata, also known as Austrocylindropuntia subulata.
Origin and habitat: Probably native only to the Andes of Peru
Description: It 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

Blooming Season Spring and summer
Common Name Christmas tree cactus
Dormancy Winter
Flower Light pink
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height 13 feet
Origin Peruvian andes
Scientific Name Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun

Austrocylindropuntia subulata monstrose Gumbi


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