Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa | Buckhorn Cholla

(Opuntia acanthocarpa)

The light yellow spines of this cactus provide contrast to its medium green skin. Shrublike form and thorns help make it a highly effective security barrier. Canopy coverage: 20 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 10F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 5 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: yellow, red

Flower Season: spring