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Ferocactus wislizeni

Ferocactus wislizeni

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

85cm

1m

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ferocactus wislizeni Overview

A spherical cactus is native to the USA and Mexico. Grows up to 1.5m tall bearing large, funnel-shaped orange or yellow flowers in spring and yellow fruit in summer. The spines of this species were used as fish hooks originally. Ferocactus wislizenii var. herrerae has 13 ribs and the spines are not flattened.

How to propagate Ferocactus wislizeni

Seed

Propagate from seed in spring.

Other uses of Ferocactus wislizeni

Excellent container plants.