Packet of 50 golden barrel cactus (Echinocactus grusonii) seeds from Arizona.
Size (HXW): 3 Ft X 3 Ft
USDA Hardiness zones: 9-12
Sun requirement: Full sun
Water requirement: Low water, can rely on natural rainfall during the winter, supplemental in summer
Plant description: One of the most hardy of all the cactus, the golden barrel's graceful yellow spines look stunning year to year. The cactus slowly grows to 3 feet tall and just as wide. Older golden barrels will produce offspring/shoots. This cactus looks great when planted in groups.
Similar suggested plants: old man cactus, barrel cactus
Bloom period: Late spring to summer, small yellow flowers.
Planting and growing information: Slow-growing cactus that germinates very easily from seed in the proper conditions. Seeds will sprout within a few days.
Seeds will arrive with planting instructions!