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Cane Cholla
Scientific Name: Cylindropuntia spinosior (Engelmann) Knuth
Synonym: Opuntia whipplei var. spinosior, Opuntia spinosior
Family: Cactaceae
Cane Cholla (Cylindropuntia spinosior)
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As Opuntia spinosior at the DBG (1977095401), early May
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 11-24
USDA: 8-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: USA (Arizona, New Mexico), Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora), at 1000 to 5000 feet elevation (300-1500 m)

Growth Habits: Tree-like cholla, up to 7 feet tall (2 m); joints 6 inches long (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Little to no water

Propagation: Cuttings

Cane Cholla (Cylindropuntia spinosior)

Blooming Habits:
Yellow to red flowers

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