Ocotillo, Coach Whip
Mountain States Nursery
Deciduous 6-30' by up to 15'. Moderate growth with water. During warm growing months irrigate every month if no rain. Slender spined branches ascend from a common base. SW USA. Drought deciduous. In spring, spiky clusters of bright red flowers. Too much water can surely kill this plant. Good drainage important. Stem tip cuttings can be made during warm months.
Information by George Hull MSN
Dig hole, insert plant slightly higher than soil grade. Disturb root ball very little. No amendments, just native soil. No fertilizers. Backfill the hole .Water lavishly. Mulch top of soil around plant in a 4' diameter circle. - Bert Wilson Las Pilitas
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