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Ferocactus Acanthodes (Compass Barrel)

Ferocactus Acanthodes
Compass Barrel

The Compas Barrel is by far the most widespread of the giant barrel cacti, and is quite variable in spine color - deep red, whitish, yellow, or intermediate shades. More mature plants may lean towards the southwest but not as often as Fishhook Barrels (Ferocactus wislizeni)

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Late Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Slow
Height 8'
Spread 2'
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Heat
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