Texas Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus hamatacanthus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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