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How to Plant & Care for Ocotillo Plants

Share Now I love Fouquieria splendens (ocotillo), they are my favorite desert plant. ¬†Also¬†referred to as coachwhip, candlewood, slimwood, desert coral, Jacob’s staff, Jacob cactus, and vine cactus, it is a plant indigenous to the Sonoran Desert and Chihuahuan Desert in the Southwestern United States (southern California, southern Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, western Texas), and […]