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Fishhook Barrel Cactus
FISHHOOK BARREL CACTUS
Ferocactus wislizeni

Fishhook Barrel Cactus grow along desert washes and gravelly bajadas. It is less likely to occur on valley floors or rocky slopes. This cactus does not contain water, but the water contains oxalic acid and is likely to cause diarrhea if ingested when the stomach is empty. The yellow/red flowers and yellow fruit always grow at the top of the plant.

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GARDENING BASICS
Type: Cacti
Hardiness: 18°F
Water: Low
Sun Exposure: Full
GROWTH
Growth Rate: Slow, Moderate
Average Size: 6'H x 2'W
Coverage: 3 square feet
FOLIAGE
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color: Green
FLOWERS & FRUITS
Flower Color: Yellow/red
Flower Season: Fall
Fruit: Yellow fruit
MORE COMMENTS
Thorns: Yes
Allergies: Unknown