Myrtillocactus geometrizans var. Fukurokuryuzinboku


Description: 

The Myrtillocactus geometrizans var. Fukurokuryuzinboku is a rare nursery cultivar. This species is originally indigenous to north central Mexico down to Oaxaca.The standard Myrtillocactus geometrizans ("Blue Candle Cactus"), is a very popular candelabra-like tree cactus. This Japanese cultivar, however, takes on a peculiar monstrose form and is prized by collectors.

Flowers are small compared to their stems and are greenish-white in color. Blooming season begins in March. Fruit is edible, very sweet, dark red and oblong. Relatively simple species to cultivate. Provide light shade when young and full sun after plant is established.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9b - 11
Family: 
Cactaceae
Flower : 
White
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Full sun to partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer/Dry in winter
Speed of Growth: 
Moderate
Mature Height: 
15'
Mature Width: 
2' - 3'
Latin Name: 
Myrtillocactus geometrizans var. Fukurokuryuzinboku
Common Name: 
Titty Cactus, Breast Cactus, Boobie Cactus

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