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Ferocactus Macrodiscus (Candy Cactus)

Ferocactus Macrodiscus
Candy Cactus

This spiney globe cactus is native to the Oaxaca region of Mexico. Known for it's flat licking spines it adds texture to any desert landscape. They stay low to the ground and look lovely planted adjacent to larger barrel cactus to create a stepping stone graduation of sizes. They bloom vibrant variegated pink blossoms on their crowns during spring and summer.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Pink, Pink-Rose
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Slow
Height 4"
Spread 18"
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, House Plant, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Tolerance Cold, Drought, Frost, Heat, Rocky Soil
Soil Type
Soil PH
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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