Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei
Ferocactus covillei

Ferocactus Covillei Barrel Cactus

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Ferocactus covillei, commonly known as ‘Coville's barrel cactus’, belongs to the Cactaceae family. The light green-colored glaucous reaches the diameter of 60-100 cm and height of 2-2.5 m. This winter-dormant plant has 15 to 30 ribs and is the longest spine cactus species. A native of Mexico, Ferocactus covillei’s height reaches up to 8 feet.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of this plant is slow.

Flowering

Beautiful bright yellow color flowers bloom in the late spring season.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Ferocactus covillei needs water during the aestival growth cycle. During this time, it needs plenty of water.

Soil

Coville's barrel cactus needs well-drained and aired soil.

Hardiness

The hardiness of this cactus is 9a to 11b, with a frost tolerance of 10°C (50°F).

Light

This plant needs full sunlight. Avoid sunlight when it is wet otherwise, the fungal infection will destroy your plant.

Propagation

You can propagate these cacti through seeds.

Ferocactus covillei is an easy-going plant with less maintenance. Any new gardener can start with this cacti species.  

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

Blooming Season Late spring
Common Name Coville's barrel cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Bright yellow
Frost Tolerance 10°c
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11b
Height 8 ft
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Ferocactus covillei
Shape Columnar
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Ferocactus covillei

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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 safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot 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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