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Ferocactus wislizeni ssp. herrerae SEEDS

Ferocactus wislizeni ssp. herrerae SEEDS

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Ferocactus wislizeni ssp. herrerae, commonly known as "Herrera's Barrel Cactus," is a captivating and distinctive subspecies of the Fishhook Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus wislizeni). This subspecies is native to the arid regions of Mexico, particularly in the states of Sonora and Sinaloa, and it is celebrated for its unique characteristics and adaptability to harsh desert environments.

Herrera's Barrel Cactus typically grows as a solitary, globular or cylindrical-shaped plant with pronounced ribs, and it can reach heights of 1 to 3 feet (0.3 to 0.9 meters) with a diameter of about 1 to 2 feet (0.3 to 0.6 meters). What distinguishes this subspecies is its striking and unusually twisted spines. The spines are typically yellow to reddish-brown and form a distinctive interlocking pattern that sets it apart from other barrel cacti.

During the blooming season, Ferocactus wislizeni ssp. herrerae produces stunning, bright yellow to orange-red flowers that emerge from the top of the plant. These vibrant blossoms attract pollinators and create a striking contrast against the cactus's greenish to bluish-green skin.

Like other barrel cacti, Herrera's Barrel Cactus is a resilient and drought-tolerant species. It thrives in full sun and well-draining, rocky or sandy soils, making it suitable for xeriscaping, desert gardens, or as an impressive addition to succulent collections. Its unique appearance and adaptability to arid conditions make it a highly sought-after choice for those looking to add a touch of elegance and distinctiveness to their arid plant collections or desert-themed landscapes.

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Botanical family: Cactaceae

Botanical genus: Ferocactus

Botanical species: Ferocactus wislizeni ssp. herrerae

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