Consolea elata


Description: 

A fairly tall, bushy species with bright green smooth, elongated joints 6-10 inches in length and up to 6 inches wide. The white woolly areoles are set well apart. Spines are often absent, but there is usually one about 1 inch long on younger growth, and older joints are more spiny. Flowering in late summer, it is diurnal. The flowers are pale orange-yellow with prominent yellowish white stamens.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9
Family: 
Cactaceae
Flower : 
Yellow
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Sun / Partial Shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in Summer / Dry in Winter
Mature Height: 
8ft
Mature Width: 
8ft
Latin Name: 
Consolea elata

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Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)

Movies:

RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)

Television:

USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

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Houston, TX Rodeo

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