This tree does best with afternoon shade in low desert areas like Phoenix. It has butterfly shaped leaves and orchid like flowers that bloom during March and April in Arizona. They can grow to 30-40 ft. and need plenty of room to spread. They should be planted at least 10 feet away from any structure.
This flowering torch hybrid cactus is sold in southwestern and Sonoran Desert nurseries. Most Trichocereus species have a white flower. Hybrids bloom in so many colors, from bright pink, light pink, bright yellow, light yellow, orange, red and more. The flowers open at night and close in the mid afternoon … Read More