Blue Myrtle Cactus

 

 

Myrtillocactus geometrizans

 

Cactaceae

 

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Form: Cactus
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 15 ft high by 10 ft wide
Leaves
: n/a
Flowers
: 1 inch, pale yellow
Fruit
: Purple to dark red, edible, sweet fruit
Stems/Trunks
: Upright, branching
Range/Origin
: Southern Mexico
Hardiness
: USDA 9-11, 24o F

Comments: Medium thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Cuttings, seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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