GOLDEN BARREL CACTUS
- Scientific Name: Echinocactus grusonii
- Place of origin: Mexico
- Description: Long golden spines cover the round, squat plant. In the ground may grow up to 1m in diameter. May flower in India, depending on gardener’s skills.
- Grow best: Likes mix of garden soil and washed sand. Water sparingly to keep soil moist. Likes humidity. Propagate by seed or budding offsets.
- Use: Fine indoors or outdoors. Attractive for rockeries.