Golden Barrel Cactus

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  •  Echinocactus grusonii is covered with long golden yellow spines, hence its nickname "Golden Ball". It is native to Brazil and Paraguay.

     Golden Ball Cactus can grow up to 3 feet in height and be a stunning addition to any rock garden.

     In summer, it produces large yellow flowers forming a pretty crown around the top of the plant.

     All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
  •  Full sun.

     A cactus soil mix.

     Water deeply and let dry.

     Cool to cold.
  • USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)
    USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
    USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
    USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
    USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)
  • Your plant will be meticulously bubblewrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Most 2" plants are shipped in their original plastic pot with soil. Fragile and big 4" plants are shipped bareroot to ensure their safety. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). Here is our blog about the shipping process and packaging. We do not ship outside of the continental United States.

    *** All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants! Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. If you receive your package and are not satisfied, please message us immediately. Fragile plants such as bearpaw, baby toe, etc. may break or loose a few of their leaves during transport. Please contact us for replacements if your plants are severely damaged. We'll try our best to accommodate you. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grown in, depending on availability or time of year.
  • Provide porous soil with adequate drainage, pots with drainage hole are recommended. Bright, filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Never let your succulents sit in water. Do NOT water on the leaves. If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, make sure to pour off any excess water after a few minutes. The hotter it is outside, the faster your soil will dry out, so you’ll need to water more often if you live in a hot area. Water with caution in winter, as the plant can lose its roots if the soil stays cold and wet for extended periods; protect from frost to prevent scarring.
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Sharon E.
United States United States
Beautiful cacti

Arrived in great condition. Even loved your packing box

Michael W.
United States United States
A Perfectly Satisfactory Cactus

The packaging was well built, with an emphasis on ensuring the cactus wasn’t injured in transit. The cactus itself was healthy, and just as it was advertised when it came to size. And with such a fair price, I’m more than happy to recommend this Golden Barrel Cactus. Good stuff!

Sam L.
United States United States
Excellent Tiny Cactus!

It was adorable, arrived early, and my mom loved it for Mother’s Day!

Romin P.
United States United States
Excellent customer service

Excellent customer service

Jaqueline C.
United States United States
Just placed my 2nd order!

All of my plants arrived happy, healthy and in a timely manner. I'm excited for my 2nd order to arrive!

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