Barrel cactus growing cactus of the genus Echinocactus also known as Golden barrel cactus or Echinocactus grusonii, Barrel cactus perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12.
Stem color green the shape is round like globe spines cover the entire stem and can be in white or yellow color.
Barrel cactus flowers
Flower color can be: yellow, red or orange, the flower bloom on top of bud like fruit.
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Requirements for Barrel cactus growing and care:
More than -5C, dry soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Doesn’t like too much water
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
0.5-2.5 m, 20-100 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow, red or orange flowers, the flower bloom on top of bud like fruit