|The spiny, sometimes edible fruit of this Cactus give it its name. Round or column-shaped stems carry buds that form beneath spiny skin, then burst through to produce showy, long-lasting flowers. Plant outdoors in an airy, well-ventilated spot in warm, dry climates, elsewhere, in greenhouses or indoors. Water moderately from spring to fall and very lightly or not at all in winter.
Columnar cactus with sparse branching and 12-23 ribs on stems. Short spines often variably colored.
Attributes - Echinocereus pectinatus pectinatus
Plant Type: Succulent
Bloom Season: Early Spring through Late Spring
Flower Color: Lavender, Pink
Height: 1 ft. to 1 ft. 2 in.
Width: 8 in.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 10, 11
Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.