Myrtillocactus Geometrizans Cactus. Blue Myrtle Cactus
The Myrtillocactus Geometrizans Cactus is a columnar tree-like variety of cacti.  Candelabra like branching occurs freely at the top as it matures. Attrctive blue-green stems are between 7-10cm in diameter, usually with 5 but occasionally 6 ribs. Areoles are spaced between 1.5 -3cm apart, each containing up to 5-9 spines but generally 3-5 between 5-12mm long.   

Small greenish-white  flowers occur from February to April and last for one day to be followed by very sweet oblong shaped edible fruits, dark red in colour.

A very structural cactus and perfect for Cacti enthusiasts. . 

 

These are amazing quality Cacti. Photos 1-7 show some of the actual Cactus Plants in stock now. Limited availability. Sizes incluce pot.


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MYRTILLOCACTUS GEOMETRIZANS. Blue Myrtle Cactus

SKU: MGc25
£164.95Price
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  • Latin Name: Myrtillocactus Geometrizans 

    Common Name: Blue Myrtle Cactus, Blueberry cactus, Blue Flame, Billberry Cactus, Whortleberry Cactus, Blue Candle

    Origin: Central  and Northern Mexico.

    Hardiness: -4 for short periods but better kept frost free .

    Growth Characteristics:  Columnar Cactus. Grows up to between 4-5m in habitat. Branches freely. Blue-green in colour with 5 or 6 ribs. Areoles spaced between 1.5-3cm apart. Generally 3-5 spines. Small flowers, greenish white in colour. Edible blue berries. Easy to grow.  

    Sun: Full sun.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Well drained soil. Gritty. 

    Moisture: Water more in summer and during growing period. Allow to dry between waterings. Do not allow to sit in water. Keep dry in winter. 

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    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

The Palm Tree Company

  Meadcroft, Clitheroe Rd, Whalley,

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