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:
Frost Tolerance: Hardy
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50Ã,°F (10Ã,°C)
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: Southern Baja California, near San AndrÃf©s
Watering Needs: Little water
Blooming Habits:Yellow red-tinged flowers in early summer followed by yellow fruit.
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Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz