A cholla cactus from the American and Mexican deserts with 1” wide yellow flowers and bright red fruit that often adorns the plant throughout the winter. The stems are mid green with one 2” long golden brown spine on each stem bump. Potentially hardy to zone 6. Requires sharp drainage and protection from rain.
Common Name: Christmas Cholla
Family: Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Stem Colour: Green
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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