Size: Slow growing up to 12 feet tall (3.6 m).
Flowers: Blooms at night, in the 'hairy' part of the stems. The
flowers are light pink, up to 1.6 inches in diameter (April to September)
Fruit: The edible fruit is red, with a red pulp.
Stems/Trunks: Stems 4 to 8 inches in diameter, areoles on
the bottom part of the stems are woolly, Columnar, basally branching
Range/Origin: Southwest USA, Northwestern Mexico
Hardiness: Zone USDA: 9-10, 15°F
litter, Medium thorns
- Exposure: Full
- Water: Low
Sandy, well drained soils
Cuttings, offsets, seeds
- Maintenance: Low