Origin and habitat: Ferocactus macrodiscus is endemic to Mexico.
Cultivation: Slow growing to start, but it does well under cultivation. Grow it in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep completely dry at 10°C, but it can tolerate sporadic light frost. Unlike other Ferocacti that flowers only as large adult, Ferocactus macrodiscus will flower at a reasonable size in a small pot in a glasshouse
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Candy cactus|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Ferocactus macrodiscus|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
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