Ferocactus herrerae


A globular barrel cactus, becoming cylindrical and a grayish dull green. The has 13-14 slightly wavy ribs with long white areoles bearing eight to ten whitish radial spines and one hooked central. The flowers, diurnal and appearing in summer, are funnel-shaped, reddish with yellowish edges.

Synonym: Ferocactus wislizeni -v- herrerae

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
Flower : 
Red with yellow edges
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in Summer / Dry in Winter
Mature Height: 
6 ft
Mature Width: 
3 ft
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Latin Name: 
Ferocactus herrerae
Common Name: 
Fishhook Barrel Cactus


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