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Cactus Echinocactus Grusonii Golden Ball Cacti

Cactus Echinocactus Grusonii Golden Ball Cacti

This is a perennial succulent plant that generally has thick herbaceous or woody chlorophyll-containing stems. Cacti can be distinguished from other succulent plants by the presence of areoles, small cushionlike structures with plant hairs and, in almost all species, spines or barbed bristles.
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Echinocactus grusonii is widely cultivated by specialty plant nurseries as an ornamental plant, for planting in containers, desert habitat gardens, rock gardens, and in conservatories.[2] A white-spined form, and a short-spined form, are also in cultivation.

It is one of the most popular cacti in cultivation and has increasingly become popular as an architectural accent plant in contemporary garden designs.

Weight1kg
Foliage Varies
Mature Size Depends on the species
WateringOnce every 10 - 14 days
Light Direct sunlight (4-6 hours)
TemperatureSummer: 20-95+°C, Winter: They like cooler weather down to 12°C
Toxicity Cactus spines are not poisonous for humans or animals. However, a spine puncture can lodge deep into the skin and even get to the collagen and muscles. It's also crucial to note that a spine can also have bacteria and fungi on its surface that may cause infections in your body.
Pestsmealybugs, spider mites, whitefly, and scale. Horticultural oils and soaps can be used to treat these.
Problems Fusarium oxysporum (Fusarium rot), Macrophomina phaseolina (Charcoal rot), Septoria spp., Helminthosporium cactivorum, and Aspergillus alliaceus (Stem and branch rot).

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