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About Cylindropuntia fulgida

Cylindropuntia fulgida cactus has the low-branching trunk. The stems are light green and are strongly tuberculate, with tubercles.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height4 inch (10 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Jumping Cholla, Hanging chain cholla,
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 4 M
Flower Colour White, Pink
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.

    Cylindropuntia fulgida care

    Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

    Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.

    Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
    Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
    Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
    Temperature Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

    Cylindropuntia fulgida special feature

    Survivals and growers of the summer.

    Cylindropuntia fulgida uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is used as the ornamental plant

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Cylindropuntia fulgida ?

    Cylindropuntia fulgida is commonly known as Jumping Cholla, Hanging chain cholla,

    How tall do Cylindropuntia fulgida grow?

    On average Cylindropuntia fulgida grows Up to 4 M

    What color are Cylindropuntia fulgida ?

    A Cylindropuntia fulgida plant bears flowers of color White, Pink

    When Cylindropuntia fulgida blooms?

    With enough light, Cylindropuntia fulgida may produce White, Pink flowers in Summer

    How hard is Cylindropuntia fulgida to grow?

    A Cylindropuntia fulgida is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Cylindropuntia fulgida need?

    A Cylindropuntia fulgida prefers Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.

    How much water does a Cylindropuntia fulgida need?

    A Cylindropuntia fulgida prefers watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer

    What kind of soil does a Cylindropuntia fulgida need?

    A Cylindropuntia fulgida prefers Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.

    What temperature does a Cylindropuntia fulgida like?

    A Cylindropuntia fulgida prefers Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Cylindropuntia fulgida ?

    To encourage Cylindropuntia fulgida growth, No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

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