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.