(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).
Also known as Tiburon barrel cactus or fish hook barrel cactus , this barrel shaped cactus is a solitary species. It grows up to 3.2 feet tall and about 35 cm in diameter. Its origin is the Mexico Gulf of California and Sonora. It can produce flowers of yellow with orange-yellow or reddish midribs. It typically blooms in the Spring time, blossoms of 6 cm long and 5 cm in diameter.
Sun exposure: Full sun
Water: Regular (avoid wetting bodies)/ dry in winter
Hardiness: tolerates sporadic light frost/ Keep at 50°F in winter
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Summer and early autumn|
|Common Name||Fishhook barrel cactus|
|Flower||Yellow with orange-yellow midribs|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Origin||Mexico gulf of california|
|Scientific Name||Ferocactus tiburonensis|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|