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Ferocactus pringlei (Fire Barrel)

Ferocactus pringlei
Fire Barrel

The Fire Barrel cactus is naive to Mexico and is extremely eye-catching. It has spectacular deep-green ribs topped with red spines. This cactus produces bright orange/red flowers- making it perfect for any desert landscaping project, it does well in properly draining soil and in full to partial sunlight.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 12 (50°F-60°F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Red, Orange
Flower Season
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 2-8ft
Spread 1-2ft
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rabbit, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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