Myrtillocactus Geometrizans / Blue Candle Cactus / Blue Myrtle Cactus
Description: Myrtillocactus geometrizans is a highly branched columnar candelabra like tree cactus that creates a dense growth of stems growing closely together. In nature grows up to 4.5 m tall, with the crown reaching up to 5 m in width.
Stems: Glaucous (blue grey) up to 7-10 cm thick. They have 5-8 ribs that are approximately 2.5 cm in depth with areoles about 2.5 cm apart.
Fruit: Very sweet, edible, dark red, oblong fruits 8-20 mm in diameter.