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Echinocactus Gunsonii (Golden Barrel)

Golden Barrel

You can’t go many places in Tucson without seeing a Golden Barrel cactus. Although it is very common in our landscapes, it is actually endangered in its native habitat in Mexico.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Slow
Spacing 4'(ft)
Attracts Bees, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Cold, Drought, Dry Soil, Heat
Soil Type Sand
Soil PH Alkaline
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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