Tephrocactus articulatus

Spruce Cone Cactus

Tephrocactus articulatus is variable in its appearance. Its shoots can be more or less spiny. The specimen shown here I have bought as Tephrocactus articulatus v. calvus.

Tephrocactus articulatus

Description
  1. Popular name(s): Spruce Cone Cactus, Paper Spine Cholla Cactus
  2. Botanical name: Tephrocactus articulatus
  3. Family: Cactaceae
  4. Origin: South America (Argentina)
  5. Height: 50 to 120 centimetres
  6. USDA zone: 11 (41 °F/5 °C)

Tephrocactus articulatus

Tephrocactus articulatus

Tephrocactus articulatus

Categories: Cacti | Succulents |