Cactus a Tree?

Discussion in 'Cacti and Succulents' started by Wendy81, Sep 6, 2006.

  1. Wendy81

    Wendy81 Member

    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Vancouver, BC
    Hi!

    Just wondering if a cactus considered a tree... or does it depend on species?
     
  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

    Messages:
    10,479
    Likes Received:
    549
    Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    At least some are considered trees, including Carnegiea gigantea. Many meet the definition of a [WIKI]tree[/WIKI]. See this page for examples of wood in cacti
     

Share This Page