Ferocactus glaucescens


A solitary, globular plant with an attractive bluish-green body which becomes slightly elongated to about 15 inches, and 18 inches in diameter. There are 11-15 ribs. Flowers in the summer are glossy yellow

Multiple heads on 15 gallon!

Bisnaga glaucescens
Echinocactus glaucescens
Echinocactus pfeifferi
Ferocactus pfeifferi

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
Flower : 
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Sun / Partial Shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in Summer / Dry in Winter
Mature Height: 
15 in
Mature Width: 
18 in
Walk-in Retail Prices
5 gallon: 
7 gallon: 
15 gallon: 
Latin Name: 
Ferocactus glaucescens
Common Name: 
Blue Barrel


New York Botanical Gardens
Houston Zoo
San Antonio Zoo
Houston Rodeo
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan

We are international as well! If you are ever in China you can see plants from the Cactus King. Chimelong Ocean Kingdom the Largest Aquarium in the world. We can be seen in many of their other parks as well. Water Park, Amusement Park, Crocodile Park and Botanical Gardens.

Our cactus and succulents have been used in both commercials and movies.



Open 9-6 Monday through Saturday
Sunday: Closed

Location Information

Mailing Address:
625 West Canino Rd., Houston TX 77037

Physical Address:
7900 I 45 North
Houston TX, 77037
45 North to Little York exit. Straight thru light on Northbound feeder. Turn right on street after Taj Inn. Or take a right on Canino Rd. Take immediate right behind the car lot.
Cell Phone: (281)591-8833

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