Ferocactus Hamatacanthus Exotic Flowering Barrel Cactus 20cm

Ferocactus Hamatacanthus Exotic Flowering Barrel Cactus 20cm

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Ferocactus Hamatacanthus - Exotic Flowering Barrel Cactus: This species of cactus belongs to the Ferocactus genus, which comprises various barrel cacti.

The "hamatacanthus" part of its name refers to its hooked spines. It's known for its distinctive appearance, with ribbed, barrel-shaped stems covered in spines.

As the cactus matures, it can produce vibrant flowers that add an extra layer of beauty to its appearance.

Important: Please note that, at the moment, the cactus is in the flowering stage. However, be aware that we cannot guarantee if the cactus will still be in bloom when it arrives.

This Exotic Flowering Barrel Cactus is a visually striking and hardy plant that can add a touch of desert beauty to your indoor or outdoor space. Following care tips will help ensure its health and longevity.

Light: Place the cactus in a location that receives plenty of direct sunlight, such as a south-facing window or outdoors. It thrives in bright light, which helps maintain its compact shape and encourages flowering.

Watering: Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot

Humidity: Ferocactus hamatacanthus prefers low humidity levels, which is typical of desert environments.

TemperatureThis cactus prefers warm temperatures and can tolerate high heat, making it suitable for arid or desert-like conditions. Protect it from frost and cold temperatures, as it's not cold-hardy.

Origin: Ferocactus hamatacanthus is native to Mexico, specifically in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas.

Toxicity: As with most cacti, Ferocactus hamatacanthus is not considered toxic to humans or pets. However, its spines can cause physical irritation if touched, so handle it with care.

Plant supplied in nursery plastic potØ - 9 cm x h - 8 cm 

(Please note that decorative pot is not included)