Size: 21 feet tall,
Flowers: 3 inch blooms open at night.
Fruit: An edible spiny 1.5 inches long fruit, losing its spines
when ripe. Its pulp is red. The seeds are dark brown.
Stems/Trunks: Columnar, branching from the base, 5-20
stems, 2-8 in. in diameter; 12-17 ribs;
Range/Origin: Southern Arizona (USA), northern Mexico
Hardiness: Sunset Zones: 12-24, 25°F
Low litter, Long thorns
- Exposure: Full
Little to moderate water.
Sandy, well drained soils