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Old 10-13-2015, 10:18 PM
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Hi please help me identify this cactus


please help me identify the cactus i just got. thank you.
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Old 10-14-2015, 08:00 PM
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Hi there, I believe you have a "road kill cactus"...consolea rubescens.
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Old 10-14-2015, 08:39 PM
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thank you so much!! i am a plant nut, but not an expert!!!! started getting a cactus collection going, and got this one and all the seller said was cactus!!! it is road kill cactus. thanks for you're help
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Old 10-14-2015, 10:05 PM
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Your welcome it's native to Florida and it can stand a little more water than others. I think they can get about 10 ft tall. It's related to prickly pear types but mine is a way slower grower than it's opuntia cousins. Good luck with your collection!
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Old 10-30-2015, 09:54 AM
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I HAVE SOME..they may kill me i f the needles get larger..
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