Cactus Golden Rat Tail or Aporocactus Flagelliforms 2.5 Inch Pot


Sold By: Smoot's Farm

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 4 in


Sun Requirement

Bright Indirect



Aporocactus Flagelliformis or Golden Rat-Tail

The half-inch thick stems are covered with bristly hairs and spill down from an upright column, giving a fun flowing fountain like effect. Once a year in later winter dramatic three-inch flowers star the prickly stalks. The blossoms are firm, shiny and thick petaled, and each one lasts many days.

The appear here and there over the plant with no apparent rhyme or reason.

• Location: Full Sun
• Height: Medium to 1 foot
• Soil: Gritty, gravelly, sandy earth.
• Watering: Sparingly. Once or twice a week.
• Fragrance: Exotic sweet scent.
• Made in United States


We are a licensed plant dealer located in Middle Georgia.

We are happy to combine shipping if needed.

We package plants for winter protection at no additional charge.

Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

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Shipping Countries: United States (US)

Ready to ship in 3-5 business days


Shipping Policy

We are happy to combine shipping for multiple items. Please contact us in advance so we can create a separate updated listing for you. We mostly ship USPS First Class Mail however also offer Priority and Expedited Shipping if the customer pays for upgraded shipping.


Refund Policy

If you have an issue with the item(s) you receive from us please contact us immediately so we can resolve the issue. We offer refunds up to 14 days from delivery.

Based on 27 reviews
1-10 of 27 reviews
  1. RR

    My new False Aralia arrived in a few short days in very tidy and secure packaging. I was pleasantly surprised at how healthy it was out of the package. It only needed 1 day to recover. After 1 week it is really livened up and looking happy. Great little plant and an excellent purchase!! Thank you!!!

    Image #1 from Robert R.
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  2. LC

    Love this plant.Its amazing.

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  3. GG

    The shipment arrived in a timely manner and my plant was well packaged. When I unwrapped it I was presented with a beautiful unusual plant. It didn’t show much signs of stress from the trip. This is a good source for plants.

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    • PT

      We’re so happy you’re satisfied with your plants, Gail! Your happiness is our priority. Feel free to share pictures of your flourishing garden!

  4. GG

    I think we suffered a little stress from the journey as it lost 3 or 4 leaves and the box it was in was damaged. But the plant is coming around and starting to recover because it is a very healthy plant.

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    • PT

      I appreciate your patience and am sorry to hear about the minor setbacks during transit. It’s great to know the plant’s resilience is shining through, and it’s on the mend. We’re happy to assist you with any post-purchase help we can give. Here’s to a speedy recovery!

  5. MT

    Speedy delivery, well packaged and very healthy plant

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    • PT

      We appreciate your trust in us! It’s fantastic to hear that you’re enjoying your plants and our service.

    • PT

      Thank you for taking the time to review us! We’re thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with us. We appreciate your support and hope to serve you again in the future!

  6. KC

    The plants showed up in great condition and are doing well. Would definitely recommend this seller.

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  7. JJ

    Packaged very well and plant looked very healthy

    Image #1 from Joshua J.
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    • PT

      Thanks a bunch for your awesome review, Joshua! We’d love to show you off to the world, so share them on your socials! We’ll be sure to feature you, just remember to tag us and our vendor to spread the love. Let’s keep on growing together!

      -Plantly Team

  8. AS

    Ordered 2. One very healthy, one not so much. Will see.

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    • PT

      We are absolutely thrilled and grateful for your amazing review! Get ready to add some vibrant greenery to your world because we can’t wait to see you back in no time. Let’s embark on a plant-filled journey together and watch our green babies grow!

      -Your Plantly Team

  9. A

    Love my plant!!

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  10. HF

    I ordered two small snake plants and they came package very well, no damage from shipping.

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Cactus Golden Rat Tail or Aporocactus Flagelliforms 2.5 Inch Pot

Cactus Golden Rat Tail or Aporocactus Flagelliforms 2.5 Inch Pot