Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus Grusonii)
Excellent size for the price, these plants average 140mm in width and 100mm height (including spines)
An iconic cactus variety!
Over time Golden Barrel cactus can form offsets (babies) that result in clumps of plants up to 1.8m wide
Bright yellow flowers up to 50mm dia. are produced on mature specimens receiving plenty of sunlight
Minimal water required winter. Overwatering will lead to root rot, avoid watering in direct sun which can burn the plant
Disease & Pest Resistance：
Excellent, but keep an eye out for mealy bug, scale and spider mites
Full sun, light shade. In extreme heat situations some protection from direct sun is advantageous
Cold & Frost Tolerance：
Not generally considered frost tolerant, but can withstand short periods of cold, more so if the soil or potting mix is dry and well drained
Expect 30-40mm p.a. in goood conditions
Yes. Sometimes referred to as "Mother-in-laws cushion"!
South-Western US, Mexico