Garambullo (Myrtillocactus geometrizans f. cristate)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 - 15 feet
Plant Spread: 4 - 15 feet
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/2 to 1/4 inch purplish-blue berries.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Cubiformis + strange looking succulents by BrendanCS Apr 14, 2019 1:21 PM 46
Myrtillocactus by Happymaggie Sep 2, 2018 1:00 PM 9

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