Neoraimondia is a genus of medium to large cacti named after the Italian-born Peruvian explorer Antonio Raimondi. It is native to South America-Bolivia-mountainous areas from elevations of 800 to 2,300 m. It`s also known as baseball cactus.
Neocardenasia herzogiana Cactus is a large columnar variety of cacti which branch into the shape of a candelabra. This perennial evergreen succulent can reach heights of 15m in it's native habitat. The stems are well defined, greyish-green in colour and have 6-7 ribs with cream coloured areoles housing 3-5 stout central spines, 6-10cm long and 7-10 radial ones which are1-2cm long. Also known as the Baseball Bat Cactus it has the longest spines known to exist among any cacti. Pinkish-white flowers between are funnel shaped and around 5-6cm in diameter and 6-7cm long. These are followed by edible fruit.