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Common Name: Golden Barrel Cactus

Species Name: Echinocactus grusonii

Family Name: Cactaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Eastern and Central Mexico
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility None Serious



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 2.5-foot diameter, 2-foot height
    • Leaves: Stem globose, 20 or more ribs, 8 to 10 golden yellow clustered spines from yellow areoles



Soil Preference Very well-drained
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 8
Notes Most commonly used as a single specimen plant


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