Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel
Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel

Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel

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Blooming Season Late winter/early spring
Common Name Nude blue barrel cactus
Dormancy Winter
Flower Bright yellow
Frost Tolerance 10°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11
Height 6-12 in. (15-30 Cm)
Origin Eastern central mexico
Scientific Name Ferocactus glaucescens 'inermis
Shape -
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade


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Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Ferocactus glaucesens inermis


Origin and Habitat: Eastern central Mexico,

Also known as blue barrel cactus, Ferocactus glaucescens is a medium sized solitary or basally suckering, barrel cactus. Multiple heads are produced as the plant ages and can form a very large mound.
Stems: Glaucous grey, up to 55 cm in height, 50 cm in diameter
Flowers: Lemon yellow,
Blooming season: Late spring and summer. The flowers last a very long time. The plants start flowering when about 13 cm in diameter.

Cultivation and Propagation: Plants are slow growing to start, but are easy to grow and require little care once they have reached a nice flowering size. F. glaucescens is suited for any rich, well drained soil in full sun, through-out the year. Pot culture: It grows best in a fairly roomy, well-drained container filled with a porous cactus soil mixture that doesn't contain too much humus. A wet cactus in the sun light can cause sun burning which can lead to scars, or even fungal infections and death. In winter keep completely dry at 10°C. This usually aids in maintaining a healthier plant, but it can tolerate sporadic light frost.

 

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

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CG
10/11/2021
Cherryl G.
United States United States

Cute

Interesting to see what they will look like when they grow

CK
01/14/2021
Cathie K.
United States United States

Blue Cactus

I love ripples in this cactus! Not spiny.

MS
10/30/2020
Mary S.
United States United States

Looked great when it arrived

I’ve always been very happy with my purchases. I’m having a problem with my cat pulling them out of the pot, she has pulled this one out twice now. I’m hoping it will survive.

BB
08/11/2020
Bonnie B.
United States United States

Cute

Shipped and packaged nicely. Plant is a lot smaller than I expected but healthy. Will purchase from planet desert again

Planet Desert Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel Review
AT
07/05/2020
Andrew T.
United States United States

Healthy

Love to see the small ones take off.

Planet Desert Ferocactus glaucescens inermis blue barrel Review

Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is save to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at any time.