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Desert Plants

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Crested Apple Cactus (10 of 11)

Plant in full sun
Plant in well-drained soil; water when dry; fertilize monthly during growing season
Height: 3-4 feet, but it may vary; Width: 2-4 feet, but it may vary
Hardy in USDA zones 9-11:
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; prune to maintain shape and vigor.
Zone 10: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; prune to maintain shape and vigor.
Zone 11: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; prune to maintain shape and vigor.

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