Interior Jungle

Ferocactus Electracanthus

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Ferocactus electracanthus is a slow growing cactus that is capable of growing into large barrel shapes, but in 15 to 30 years. Ferocactus electracanthus is one of the species in which the notches between the areoles are so pronounced as to make the plant somewhat tuberculate in appearance. In colour the stems are greyish green and the areoles.

Pet Friendly 
Yes, while most cacti plants aren't poisonous to your pet, the chemical composition of the cacti sap can cause gastrointestinal ailments to your little friends. Plant has spines; use extreme caution when handling.

Botanical Name 
Ferocactus Electracanthus

Common Names include:
Ferocactus

Size (Can grow to)
Extremely slow growing. most reach 40cm to 50cm across in 15 to 30 years 

Position
Full sun or partially shaded. Best under protected partially shaded positions outdoors. Indoors only in sunny positions otherwise they will lose their nice shape in growth. Can be kept in small pots for many years. 

Watering
Low. Requires good draining succulent soil. Water when almost dry in summer and seldom in winter