Ferocactus horridus grow and care – cactus of the genus Ferocactus also known as Glaucous barrel cactus, Ferocactus horridus perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant and it’s drought tolerant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12a and with the right care can grow in hardiness zone 10a.

Stem color green and can be also red, the shape is round to oval spines cover the angles of the stem.

Ferocactus horridus flowers

Flower color yellow, the flower bloom on top of the stem.

Ferocactus horridus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Cactus
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12