Golden Barrel Cactus

$19.99


The golden barrel cactus has a globe-like appearance and is recognized by its magnificent color that comes from vertical yellow ribs that line its edges. The spines of the golden barrel cactus will light up any landscape with its magnificent color. This architectural beauty is a signature cactus of the Southwest desert. The golden barrel is considered a rare and endangered species. It grows slowly to three feet high and spreads two feet wide. At maturity, yellow blossoms appear at the top of the plant in spring, followed by fruit. Use this showy accent in containers with other desert plants. It can also be planted in groupings, as a mass planting with boulders in rock gardens, or to create a striking statement in the landscape. The golden barrel cactus can add significant texture and accent to the landscape. This plant is native to central Mexico from San Luis Potosi to Hidalgo.

*VERY SLOW GROWING! TAKES A LONG TIME TO REACH THIS POINT!

*WILL COME DRY ROOTED WITH NO SOIL!

*RARE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES OF CACTUS! (No not illegal to sell).

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