Ferocactus pringlei


Description: 

Seedlings are first globose, later on forming columns. Knobbed later ribbed, radial spines reduced to long white hairs. Central spines are purple, fading to yellow.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9b - 11
Family: 
Cactaceae
Flower : 
Yellow
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Sun to partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer/Dry in winter
Speed of Growth: 
Moderate
Mature Height: 
8'
Mature Width: 
4'
Latin Name: 
Ferocactus pringlei
Common Name: 
Fire Barrel, Mexican Fire Barrel Cactus

Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)

Movies:

RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)

Television:

USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Zoos:

Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

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Sunday:
Closed

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Houston TX, 77037

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