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Ferocactus hybrid:
californicus x chrysacanthus
 
CACTUS ART
NURSERY

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of Cacti and Succulents.


This is one the more showy Ferocactus hybrid, the young 
spines have a great looking yellow.


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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family) 


Scientific Name: Ferocactus hybrid
( F. californicus x F. chrysacanthus )

Origin:  Garden origin (Nursery produced cultivar)

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.
 

 


Cultivation:
Slow growing to start but does well under cultivation.  Use very draining soil, water during the aestival growth cycle (this plant need plenty of water) But needs to be avoided  wetting the bodies of these plants while they are in sunlight. A wet cactus in the sun light can cause sun burning which can lead to scares or even fungal infections and death.
Needs full sun. Keep dry at 10C in winter, but can tolerate sporadic light frost.

Reproduction: Seeds are the only way of reproducing.

Attention: The spines that hook around can graph you if you get too close.

 

 

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