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Ferocactus (Barrel Cactus)

Barrel Cactus is a genus mostly native of Central and northern South America with a main distribution in arid areas in Mexico. Easily grown cacti with a round to elonganted body covered with strong spines and showy terminal flowers followed by large ovoid yellow to orange fruits. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep plants completely dry in winter a some 10°C.
Sow seeds flat on any rich, well drained substrate in full sun. Keep soil always slightly moist until germination occurs, then keep seedlings drier with sporadic irrigation in summer.
20 seeds per package.
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Ferocactus horridus

Ferocactus horridus

30 (100)cm, a fast growing species native of Mexico (northern Sinaloa to southern Sonora desert) with a round to elongated dark green body with a strong, recurving brownish-grey, large central spine. Yellowish flowers followed by lemon-yellow fruits. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun troughout the year. In winter keep completely dry at some 10°C. V-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3505 € 2,99*
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Ferocactus stainesii

Ferocactus stainesii

40 (150)cm, a fast growing species native of Mexico (San Luis, Potosi) with a round to elongated dark green body and upright, strong reddish-brown spines. Orange-yellow flowers followed by yellow fruits with a reddish shade. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun troughout the year. In winter keep completely dry at some 10°C. V-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3504 € 2,99