Wigginsia pauciareolatus
Wigginsia pauciareolatus
Wigginsia pauciareolatus
Wigginsia pauciareolatus
Wigginsia pauciareolatus
Wigginsia pauciareolatus

Wigginsia Pauciareolatus Clump Barrel

(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).

Wigginsia Pauciareolatus, known by its common name “Clump Barrel”, belongs to the Cactaceae family. This succulent has its origin in South America and is recognized by its Globose shape consisting of beautiful yellow color flowers. It is a winter dormant plant with a height of 35-40" inches.

Growth Rate

“Clump Barrel” succulent plant has a slow growth rate. Its unique identity makes it the best choice for home décor.


Beautiful eye catchy yellow flowers can be easily seen in the season of spring and autumn. Once it blooms, it becomes a must-have.


Watering should be done regularly but avoid overwatering. Half a cup of water every 12 days is recommended. As it requires a daily watering pattern, water drainage is necessary. 


“Clump Barrel” plants grow well in full drainage soil with neutral to slightly acidic compost. They prefer porous type soil with plenty of extra grit. 


“Clump Barrel” has the hardiness zone of 9b to 11. These plants have a frost tolerance of -12°C or 10.4° F. 


These slow-growing plants require light shade to thrive. No full sun for young plants.


7 to 14 days will be taken for germinating the plant seeds. Sow it directly after its last frost.

Known for their impressive design, Wigginsia Pauciareolatus can be a great addition to your plant collection.

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

Blooming Season Spring and autumn
Common Name Clump barrel
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance -12c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b-11
Height 35-40"
Origin South america
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Wigginsia pauciareolatus
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Light shade

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Wigginsia pauciareolatus

Healthy plant and came quickly along with 2 other cactus. Was somewhat disappointed that it was not as developed as I'd hoped. The pictures show much more developed caps. Nice plant, just a little disappointed.

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Happy Wigginsia

This sweet cactus showed up healthy and safely-packed for its journey. It is now thriving in its new home.

David D.
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Great plants

There plants and there operation are top notch! These are people who truly love there cacti and succulents. I happen to be just like them. At 7yrs old I was hospitalized for 2 months isolation with 3 cacti as gift. I am now 61yo ultra- marathoner but there is nothing more than I love ithan cacti plants and that includes my wife

Wigginsia pauciareolatus

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