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Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Pencil Cholla
Scientific NameCylindropuntia ramosissima
Common NamePencil Cholla
FamilyCactaceae
HabitCactus/succulent
Growth FormShrub
Mature Size5-7’ tall
FlowersOrange, pink, or brown flowers in the spring and summer
HardinessZones 5a-12
Sun RequirementsFull Sun
Water RequirementsXeric
Soil RequirementsPrefers good drainage
Other InfoDeer resistant, Attracts hummingbirds, Pollinator friendly
Additional PhotosPencil Cholla