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Gardening is like cooking. To improve, you need to be willing to make mistakes and experiment. Also, common names are garbage. Zone 9b, West Sac, CA.

Austrocylindropuntia subulata

  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2019
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I tend to avoid spiny succulents. I also prefer to collect small succulents. But this weirdo--which can get up to 15' high and 10' wide--is such a beauty and has been on my wishlist for quite a while. Keeping this native of higher elevations of Ecuador and Peru in a container will restrict its growth, so there's that. #cactus #succulent #Austrocylindropuntia-subulata #EvesPin #EvesNeedle #EvesNeedleCactus #LongSpineCactus #succulentSunday 9June2019