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Austrocylindropuntia subulata

Native range: Peruvian Andes

Known names: Eve's Needle Cactus, Eve's Pin Cactus

Hardiness: Best kept above freezing

Mature Size: ~12' and wide tall in native range

Light: Bright direct light, full sun

Water: Avoid watering when it is too cold and too hot (water in the evening on really hot days)

Soil: Succulent mix, fast-draining

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: 2.5" pot


Related to the Prickly Pear cactus. Unique for having leaves on new growth. Red flowers and fruit. Spines are yellow and appear with age. 

Austrocylindropuntia subulata

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