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Golden Barrel
GOLDEN BARREL
Echinocactus grusonii

Golden Barrel is considered a rare and endangered species. At maturity, yellow blossoms appear at the top of the plant in spring, followed by fruit. This plant can be planted in groupings, as a mass planting with boulders in rock gardens, or to create a striking statement in the landscape. The golden barrel cactus can add significant texture and accent to the landscape

GARDENING BASICS
Type: Cacti
Hardiness: 20°F
Water: Low
Sun Exposure: Full
GROWTH
Growth Rate: Moderate
Average Size: 2'H x 3'W
Coverage: 7 square feet
FOLIAGE
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color: Yellow
FLOWERS & FRUITS
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Season: Late spring to summer
Fruit: The fruit starts out green, but gradually ripens to yellow.
MORE COMMENTS
Thorns: Yes
Allergies: Unknown