Pencil Cholla (Opuntia ramosissima)
Origin : Southwest of USA, Northern Mexico
Environment : arid areas, in full sunlight, on sandy very well-drained soil
Climate : hot, warm, mild
Also known as “Diamond Cholla” or “Branching Pencil”. It blooms in late Spring. The numerous minute spines are easily dislodged at the simple touch, and they get stuck in the skin, where they are difficult to remove. The Pencil Cholla is fairly cold-tolerant.
Model 1 specs: 1.6 meters
Model 2 specs: 1.4 meters
Model 3 specs: 1.2 meters