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The Joys of Cholla

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

Recently when I addressed the Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society, I made the mistake of saying I don't recommend that anyone grow cholla (pronounced "choy-ah"). I mean, look at it. Could there be a more unfriendly plant? Well, you'd think I'd insulted a favorite son. "There are more than a dozen different species," the members told me, each [...]