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Ferocactus horridus CRESTED

Ferocactus horridus CRESTED

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Ferocactus horridus form CRESTED, a variation of the more commonly known Barrel Cactus, stands as a fascinating and visually arresting succulent. Native to the arid landscapes of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, this crested form adds an intriguing twist to the rugged beauty of its species.

What sets the Crested Barrel Cactus apart is its abnormal growth pattern, creating a mesmerizing fan-like or contorted shape. Unlike the typical barrel-shaped stem of its counterparts, the crested form exhibits a series of undulating folds, giving it a unique and often fearsome appearance.

The distinctive spines, a characteristic feature of Ferocactus horridus, are no less impressive on the crested variety. Rigid, stout, and arranged in radial patterns, they contribute to the cactus's formidable aura. During the warmer months, the crested form may produce bright yellow to orange flowers, adding a touch of vibrancy to its spiky silhouette.

Crested succulents, in general, are considered rare and sought after by collectors for their unique growth habits. Cultivating Ferocactus horridus form CRESTED requires well-draining soil, adequate sunlight, and minimal water – echoing its adaptation to arid environments.

Whether showcased as a standalone specimen or incorporated into a diverse succulent garden, the CRESTED Barrel Cactus serves as a living testament to the captivating variations that can emerge in the world of succulents, blending fearsome beauty with botanical fascination.

own roots/radici proprie  

PLANTS WILL BE SENT BARE ROOTS WITH NO SOIL AND POT

LE PIANTE SONO SPEDITE A RADICE NUDA E SENZA VASO

A phytosanitary certificate (for additional costs of €20,00) is necessary for export plants from Italy to ALL destinations out of EUROPEAN COMMUNITY.

Among which: United Kingdom Turkey, South America, USA, CanadaAustralia, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, etc.

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