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Echinocactus grusonii - 'Golden Barrel Cactus' - 5 Gallon

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Echinocactus grusonii - 'Golden Barrel Cactus' - 5 Gallon


Size: 5 Gallon

Height: 6"

Width: 8"

Exposure:  Sun to Partial Sun

Spacing:  1-3 ft.

Water Needs: Low Water


Bloom Season:  Summer

Bloom Color: Yellow

Height (at Maturity):   2-3 ft.

Width (at Maturity):   2-3 ft.

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Echinocactus grusonii, commonly known as the 'Golden Barrel Cactus', is a popular and striking succulent that originates from Mexico. Its name derives from its unique barrel-shaped form and its golden-yellow spines that radiate from the center of the plant.

The 'Golden Barrel Cactus' can grow up to 3 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide, making it a substantial plant that adds a bold statement to any garden or landscape. Its round, globular shape is covered with a dense array of spines that form a beautiful symmetrical pattern. The spines are sharp, so care should be taken when handling this plant.

In the spring and summer months, the 'Golden Barrel Cactus' produces bright yellow flowers that bloom on top of the plant, adding a vibrant splash of color to its already impressive appearance. The flowers are followed by small, edible fruit that are a favorite of birds and wildlife.

This cactus is a slow-growing plant that prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It is highly drought-tolerant and requires minimal watering once established. The 'Golden Barrel Cactus' is an excellent choice for rock gardens, desert landscapes, and container gardening.

Overall, Echinocactus grusonii 'Golden Barrel Cactus' is a stunning and low-maintenance plant that adds a bold and eye-catching accent to any garden or landscape. Its unique shape and golden-yellow spines make it a standout feature, and its hardy nature ensures it will thrive in a variety of conditions.

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