Plant Type: Succulent
Flowering & Harvest Season: Winter. Pencil Cactus is not edible.
Mature Size: Up to 30 ft
Soil & Moisture: Gritty and well-draining soil, water every two to three weeks in the summer; no water is needed in the winter. In the fall and spring, reduce watering to every month. Any excess moisture needs to drain or be able to evaporate otherwise you risk root rot.
Exposure: Full Sun
Climate Zones: USDA plant hardiness Zones 9 - 11
Patio Planting Zones: 4+
All of our tropical fruiting plants can be grown in small or large containers in northern zones or planted outside in warmer climates.