Echinocactus Grusonii "Golden Barrel Cactus"
- Golden Barrel Cactus Plant Description
- Golden Barrel Cactus Plant Specs and Regions
- Golden Barrel Cactus Water and Light Recommendations
The Echinocactus Grusonii is a beautiful cactus that can grow up to 36" in diameter and height in just 20 years. As it ages, it will offset, producing stunning clumps that are perfect for any home or office. In the summertime, you'll be treated to bright yellow flowers that appear at the crown of the cactus.
This cactus is native to Mexico, but unfortunately it is becoming increasingly rare in its natural habitat due to development. If you're looking to help preserve this species, consider adding an Echinocactus Grusonii to your collection. They prefer extra drainage in their soil mix, so be sure to add some extra perlite or pumice to your potting mix. They also need bright light to full sun in order to thrive..
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost❄️
Recommended light conditions: full sun ☀️
Bloomtime 💐: Spring
Bloom Color 🎨: white, pink, yellow, coral, orange
⭐Suitable to grow Indoors and Outdoors
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.