The Totem Pole Cactus is a naturally occurring mutation. This is one of the most interesting cacti. It is a definite show stopper and a terrific addition to any garden or reptile terrarium. The cactus gets its name from its tall, cylindrical, stalks. The stalks have a bumpy surface, are thorn-less, and are smooth to the touch. The Totem Pole Cactus sports bright pink flowers, which look striking against its dark green stalk. It can grow anywhere between six and ten feet tall These pants are native to Mexico and South American and thrive in warm, dry, climates. They do require periodic watering or irrigation to remain healthy. Totem Pole Cactus grow slowly and are perfect as landscape plants, in greenhouses, outdoor containers, or in a window garden.
Looking to add one these wonderful cacti to your garden? Look no further than the internet my friends! There are several good websites offering Totem Pole Cacti for sale.
Arcticcactusinc.com: They offer five gallon (pot size) for pickup at their Tuscon, Arizona location, or shipped directly to your home. The pickup price is $35.00, the shipping price is $85.00. They also offer a fifteen gallon size. The pickup price is $195.00 and the shipping price is $325.00.
Kadasgarden.com: Offers Totem Pole Cacti in two sizes. Five to ten centimeters for $300.00 and ten to twenty centimeters for $450.00.
Cactusstore.com: Offers several different types of Totem Pole Cacti for between $20.00 and $60.00 depending on type and size.
Cactuslands.com: Offer six inch pot size for $12.50
Why Buy a Totem Pole Cactus
The Totem Pole Cactus would make a unique addition to any garden. It offers an interesting shape and features not found in any other cactus species. It lacks spines, removing any chance of pricking yourself on it. If you live in the Southwest, this cactus makes a great landscaping piece for the front of your home. Its dark green stalks are the perfect contrast to the sandy hues commonly found throughout the Southwestern Unites States. The Totem Pole Cactus’s bright pink flowers are a beautiful sight when in bloom. Like most cacti, the Totem Pole Cactus doe not require much work. It is perfectly suited to a warm, dry, climate and only requires periodic watering. Its interesting shape, large size, beautiful flowers, and ease of care make this type of cactus perfect for anyone’s garden.