Barrel cactus care

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How to grow barrel cactus (Echinocactus grussonii)


Barrel cactus cultivation tips


Beginning of Spring.


Water from time to time with little quantieties in summer. Very scarcely the rest of the year.

gardening pot

In rocky gardens as an outdoor plant in mild weather climates. In colder places in big pots to shelter in winter.


Very lighted places, not in full sun.


Propagate this plant from seeds.


Very spongy soil with a mixture of garden compost and sand.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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