Ferocactus gracilis v. coloratus

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$ 7.99

Ferocactus gracilis v. coloratus

(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).

 


 

This plant comes in a 2 3/4 inch pot

You will receive a very similar plant to the one on the picture.
It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.
this plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage on the roots

FEROCACTUS GRACILIS SSP. COLORATUS

Also known as fire barrel, this Beautiful columnar plant has fire red spines and flowers. Solitary columnar cactus, will grow Ã, up to 8 feet (2.4 m), generally below 4 feet (1.2 m), 12 inches in diameter (30 cm); from 13 to 20 ribs, the number increasing with the maturity of the plant; The areoles are oval, 0.7 to 0.8 inch long (17-20 mm), 0.7 to 0.8 inch apart (17-20 mm); about 9 central spines, up to 2 inches long (5 cm), the lower one flattened, up to 0.4 inch wide; 10 to 14 radials.

 

There are about 30 species of barrel cactus included in the genus Ferocactus. They are found in southwestern USA and northwestern Mexico. The young specimen are columnar, as they grow older, the ribs get formed and they start taking the typical barrel shape.Most of the species are solitary.

 

Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11
Frost Tolerance: Hardy
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50Ã,°F (10Ã,°C)
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: Southern Baja California, near San AndrÃf©s
Growth Habits
Watering Needs: Little water
Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:Yellow red-tinged flowers in early summer followed by yellow fruit.

                                                                                Some of the information in this description  has been found at  desert-tropicals.com

 


What makes us different is the passion and the attention to the detail on all we do here at Planet Desert. We are confident in the quality of our products. ThatÂ's why all our plants have a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Colder Regions Warning:  We are now offering 60-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. You can buy them directly through our eBay store as a buy it now item. 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:  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. To save on shipping costs, when bidding or planning to purchase several items,  please do NOT pay or check out and let us know so we can send you a combined invoice until you have completed all your transactions. Please order at any time. Allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. 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 the email address below:

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

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.

 

Planet Desert's customer service goal is simple: We are committed to providing our customers total satisfaction. Every time. Guaranteed. Please feel free to drop us a line with any questions, comments or to share your thoughts on this site.

 

What makes us different is the passion and the attention to the detail in all we do here at Planet Desert. We are confident in the quality of our products. That’s why all our plants have a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

 

Care Instructions: 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. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. 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 the email address below:

info@planetdesert.com

Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, 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 safe to ship.

At this time, we are not shipping international, we are in a process to get some certification until then, we won’t be able to ship to any country outside of the US

All international sales are shipped bare root. We don't supply Phyto certificates, it is too expensive and complicated for small orders. In some cases, the customs authorities at the destination country might decide to open the packages  and will be up tho them to determine if the product can enter the country. for that reason, we can't guarantee the delivery and will be up to their customers own risk to decide to purchase our plants

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