Blue Myrtle-Cactus (Myrtillocactus Geometrizans) – The Cactus Outlet

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Also know as Myrtillocactus Geometrizans, this beautiful blue, shrubby, multi-column cactus grows to be to 6 feet tall in habitat.

Native to Mexico. Not only does this cactus flower in the spring, but it also produces a small delicious, blueberry like fruit.

The blue flame cactus is a fast grower for a cactus and produces numerous arms at a relatively small size. All of our plants will come to you with a minimum of one arm already. The blue flame makes a very attractive center piece in a decorative pot. It is also equally attractive in the ground as a landscape plant. Tolerant of light frost and temperatures that do not get lower than the upper twenties at night.

Columnar Cacti design and application suggestions:

Columnar cacti are impactful and dramatic. Frame an entryway, put one in an office corner that is just screaming for something interesting or if you are lucky to live in a suitable outdoor environment, install a few columnar cacti in the landscape for dramatic effect. Our columnar cacti are equally happy in a decorative pot or planted in the ground.

Our columnar cacti offer you different colors and growth forms. The totem pole and curiosity cacti have very interesting growth habits. The Mexican fence post, peruvian apple, organ pipe, saguaro and senita offer elegance and presence. The curiosity cacti, silver and golden torch offer splashes of color to integrate with your space.

Why purchase our Columnar Cacti?

Our columnar cacti are grown in their native habitat right here in Southern Arizona. Raised outdoors with just the right amount of water and fertilizer, they come to you in their natural form. These plants do not come to you from a greenhouse. They are already hardy to whatever growing conditions you have to offer. Our columnar cacti present the same appearance as you will find them in their native habitats.

If you want to plant them in a container for a sunroom, patio or window planter, great! If you want to take your columnar cacti and plant them in the ground, also great! No acclimation needed. Our plants are ready to go!

Reliable packaging and shipping

We strive to offer the most healthy cacti and succulents you can find anywhere that are shipped right to your door. Our plants are professionally packaged with expertise honed by shipping amazing plants to customers like you for over 20 years. Our packaging process ensures a bare minimum of damaged orders. All of our plants are wrapped in bubble wrap and tape, which should not be taken off until your plant is in its final home. The bubble wrap offers you and the plant additional protection while planting. All of our plants are shipped bare root.

Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Great Cactus

Was packaged better than explained, had no problems with delivery. Also was larger than I anticipated. The instructions were clear, one warning is it comes with bare roots so make sure you have the right soil and a large enough pot in advance if you are keeping it indoors. They did reach out to me and explain that so even that wasn’t a surprise. I’m very happy with “Spike”.

Great gift

This was a gift for someone and was very well received. It was larger than I thought it would be and looks fantastic. Thank you.

Gregory Boyle
Gorgeous Blue Flame

Great roots and extremely well packaged! Cactus Outlet every helpful and communication was great! Beautiful Blue Flame big and already has arms!!!

Anthony DeGennaro
Love our Cactus

This is the third Cactus we ordered and Love them all. Perfect condition and center pieces in sunny room. Only place to buy cactus!

Love it

Enjoying this cactus very much. Very healthy and seems happy in very large pot, with drainage, that I purchased for it. Very happy.