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Q.Why won’t my newly planted (2 mo) ocotillo whips spread?

Zone 85351 | Anonymous added on November 25, 2019 | Answered

green at the bottom but gray on up. removed wire at planting. have not heavily watered yet.

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Answered on November 26, 2019

It can take 6 months to a year for Ocotillo plant to become established. It needs regular watering until then, after which it can flourish on rain and dew. They require full sun and heat to thrive. Here are more cultural tips:


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