Barrel cactus grow and care – 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.
Barrel cactus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow 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? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Doesn’t like too much water All year Planting season: Snails, slugs Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Spines Size of the plant? 0.5-2.5 m, 20-100 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing Small amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: VIDEO Blooming information Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower Yellow, red or orange flowers, the flower bloom on top of bud like fruit Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Slow growing plants
Cactus, Perennial plant
Drought tolerant plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental plant
Orange flower, Red flower, Yellow flower