Ferocactus texensis


Description: 

This cactus is usually minimum twice as wide as it is high, and may reach a diameter of 12" or more. Ribs are wide and prominent, bearing clusters of spines at intervals of 1 to 2". All spines have narrow lateral grooves; the 5 to 7 radials are shorter, but still thick and sharp, while the single, downwards-pointing central spine is longer, up to 3". It's flowers are salmon colored pink.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9a-11
Family: 
Cactaceae
Flower : 
Pink
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Partial shade to sun
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer, drier in winter
Speed of Growth: 
Slow
Mature Height: 
1ft
Mature Width: 
1ft
Walk-in Retail Prices
4": 
$5.00
1 gallon: 
$11.00
2 gallon: 
$20.00
Latin Name: 
Ferocactus texensis
Common Name: 
Horse Crippler

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