Organ Pipe Cactus
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Organ pipe cactus

Zone 85331 | Sudermanj8 added on April 8, 2016 | Answered

What are the fluffs of cotton where the thorns should be?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 9, 2016

This is likely Scale pests.

They can be scraped away from the plant.

Neem Oil can also be used to treat Scale.
Here are some links with more information.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/organ-pipe-cactus/organ-pipe-cactus-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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