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Consolea falcata
Scientific Name: Consolea falcata (Ekman & Werderm.) F.M. Knuth in Backeb. & F.M. Knuth
Synonym: Opuntia falcata
Family: Cactaceae
Consolea falcata
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Consolea falcata at Kew Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Origin: Hispaniola

Growth Habits: Shrubby or tree-like, up to 7 feet tall (2 m), segments up to 14 inches (35 cm) in length, 3.6 inches (9 cm) wide; spines 2 to 8, 1 to 1.6 inches long (1-4 cm);

Consolea falcata

Blooming Habits:
Red flowers, up to 2 inches in diameter (5 cm)

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