Golden Rat Tail
The stem of the Golden Rat Tail is like a string and can grow to 2.5cm in diameter and 1m in length.  At the beginning, the stem is upright but has a pendant or trailing habit as it grows.  The stem has many ribs and very many spines.
The flower is 5cm in diameter.  It is vivid orange in colour and repeatedly blooms for several days.
The Golden Rat Tail can propagate by seeding and cutting.
Classification: Cactaceae Cleistocactus
Scientific name: Cleistocactus winteri
Japanese name: Ogonchu
English Name: ---
Native locality: Argentina to Uruguay
Ecological description: Pillar cactus
RDB : ---
Planting place: South and Central America Greenhouse
ogonchu01 ogonchu02
ogonchu03 ogonchu04
ogonchu05 ogonchu06