Polaskia Chichipe Cactus. Single and Multi-trunk.
The Polaskia Chichipe Cactus is a columnar tree-like variety of cacti. Usually with a short trunk which branches freely at the top as it matures. Greenish grey curved stems each having 9-12 acute wavy ribs. Areoles are spaced between 1-1.5cm apart, each containing 6-7 radial spines up to 5cm long with one longer central spine, greyish in colour.   

Small flowers can be either yellowish-green or pinkish-white in colour and occur during the day as well as night time and are followed by edible fruits 2-3cm in size.

A very structural cactus and perfect for Cacti enthusiasts. Very difficult to find for sale at this size in the UK. 


These are amazing quality Large Cacti. Photos 1-9 show some of the actual Cactus Plants in stock now. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes. Limited availability.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our plants and palms.


To PRE-ORDER please contact us: sales@thepalmtreecompany.com with your requirements or alternatively reserve by choosing "Manual" payment at Checkout (where no payment is taken until just before delivery).


  • Latin Name: Polaskia Chichipe. 

    Common Name: Chichipe, 'Chip Chip'

    Origin: Central Mexico.

    Hardiness: Frost tender.

    Growth Characteristics:  Columnar Cactus. Grows up to 5m in habitat. Curved branches, grey-green in colour with 9-12 acute ribs. Smallish spines, 6-7 radials up to 5cm and one longer central  line the ribs in areoles spaced between 1-1.5cm apart. Small flowers, yellowish/green or pinkish white in colour. Edible fruits. Easy to grow. Slow growing. 

    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. 

  • Available For Delivery Now.


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

The Palm Tree Company

  Meadcroft, Clitheroe Rd, Whalley,

             Lancs. BB7 9AD

            Tel: 01254 447964

  E: sales@thepalmtreecompany.com

Affiliated to The British Christmas Tree Company.
VAT no: 195 5833 63


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