Ferocactus robustus
Ferocactus robustus

This plant is a small barrel cactus that develops powerful colonies of branches that can reach up to 90-100 cm high and 3- 5 cm wide. It is very unique compared to other plants from this genus. When it blooms it generates beautiful yellow or orangish flowers.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9-12
Frost tolerance: Hardy to 20°F (-6°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun
Origin: South central Mexico (Puebla)
Growth habits: Clumping small barrel cactus, 8"in diameter
Watering needs: Little water when established
Propagation: Seeds, offsets

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Do not bloom
Botanical Name Ferocactus robustus
Common Name Chin cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink
Growth Habit Spherical to clubshaped
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size 39 in
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5°c
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

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This plant is a small barrel cactus that develops powerful colonies of branches that can reach up to 90-100 cm high and 3- 5 cm wide. It is very unique compared to other plants from this genus. When it blooms it generates beautiful yellow or orangish flowers.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9-12
Frost tolerance: Hardy to 20°F (-6°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun
Origin: South central Mexico (Puebla)
Growth habits: Clumping small barrel cactus, 8"in diameter
Watering needs: Little water when established
Propagation: Seeds, offsets

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Do not bloom
Botanical Name Ferocactus robustus
Common Name Chin cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink
Growth Habit Spherical to clubshaped
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size 39 in
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5°c
Sun Exposure Full sun

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