Ocotillo grow in warm temperatures found closer to the equator. They are fiery red resembling small tubes stuck together. They should not be grown in cold climates so they should be brought inside during the winter time. They should be potted like cacti or succulents to achieve the best results. Follow the same rules for watering, since the plant could rot if it were overwatered. Watering less is better that overwatering the plant. Make sure the plant gets a lot of sun daily and that it is fertilized three time a year, and repotted atleast once a year.
- Ocotillo plants grow in Mexico and the Southwest.
- Ocotillo palnts can be grown in pots.
- Octotillo plants requite a good amount of water until they take root. Once they take root you must be careul not to over water them.
“Although ocotillo is usually an in-ground plant, there’s no reason you can’t grow ocotillo in containers.”