Scientific Name: Echinocactus grusonii
Common Name: golden barrel cactus
Family Name: Cactaceae
Origin: Mexico
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Succulent or Cacti
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Needle-like, Whorled, Prickly, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Yellow, Jul-Aug
Fruit: Berry (true), Green, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Stem barrel shaped; leaves reduced to sharp spines 1-1.5cm long.