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Ferocactus acanthodes var ALBISPINUS SEEDS

Ferocactus acanthodes var ALBISPINUS SEEDS

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Ferocactus acanthodes var. albispinus, also known as the "White-Spined Barrel Cactus," is a distinctive and visually captivating variety of the Desert Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus acanthodes). This particular variety is celebrated for its unique spination, which sets it apart from the typical species.

The White-Spined Barrel Cactus shares many of the general characteristics of Ferocactus acanthodes, including its barrel-shaped stem with pronounced ribs and straight to slightly curved spines that serve as a defense mechanism against herbivores. However, what distinguishes var. albispinus is its spines, which are notably different in coloration.

As the name suggests, the spines of this variety are predominantly white or pale in color, creating a striking contrast against the cactus's greenish-gray to bluish-green skin. This white spination adds a captivating visual element to the cactus, making it an eye-catching addition to arid landscapes, succulent collections, and desert gardens.

Cultivation requirements for Ferocactus acanthodes var. albispinus align with those of the species. It thrives in full sun, well-draining soils, and can tolerate prolonged periods of drought, making it suitable for xeriscaping and low-water gardening. The unique and attractive appearance of this variety makes it a sought-after choice for those looking to add a touch of elegance and distinction to their arid plant collections or desert-themed landscapes.

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Botanical family: Cactaceae

Botanical genus: Ferocactus

Botanical species: Ferocactus acanthodes var ALBISPINUS

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