This grusonii golden barrel is about 8-9 inches in diameter. You will love the heft and presence of this barrel.
There are six species in Echinocactus, they develop a dense, fuzzy wool at the apex which gives rise to the flowers in mature plants. This can be a wide, flat area covering almost the whole top of the plant in E. grusonii . Other similarities in this genus are an overall barrel shape and well-defined ribs. All species have robust spines and produce yellow or pink funnel shaped flowers.
The 6 remaining species are indigenous to the Southwestern United States and Mexico. In cultivation, the species E. grusonii - commonly referred to as the "Golden Barrel" - is easily one of the most popular of all cactus species grown. It has a striking appearance due to its golden-yellow spines. Ironically, it is nearly extinct in the wild and exists in only a very small area geographically Your plant will ship bare root (unpotted) unless otherwise requested or specified. We include Plant Care instructions with your shipment and they can also be found on our website.
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