Echinocactus Brevispinus Cacti
The Echinocactus Brevispinus is a mutant of the standard Golden Barrel Cactus or Echinocactus Grusonii which occured in cultivation. Mid green in colour and roughly spherical it has many pronounced ribs when mature, with numerous areoles from which radial spines emerge from, in shades of yellow and white. Small vivid yellow flowers appear in summer around the crown on mature plants if they have had ample sunshine..

Very easy to grow these showy Cacti are great for a contemporary garden.

Perfect for Cacti enthusiasts. Very difficult to find for sale at this size in the UK. 


These are amazing quality Large Cacti from Specialist growers. Photos 1-5 show some of the exact cacti coming into stock from mid March 2020. Limited availability.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our plants and palms.


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SKU: EcBre-30vc
  • Latin Name: Echinocactus Brevispinus. Echinocactus Grusonii var subinermis.

    Origin: Central Mexico.

    Hardiness: Tolerate light frost if dry but wintering inside is preferable .

    Growth Characteristics: Very showy roughly spherical Cactus.  Pronounced ribs in mature plants with very short variable spines along ribs. Small vivid yellow flowers appear in summer around the crown when mature. Slow growing.

    Sun: Full sun.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Fast draining soil. Gritty. 

    Moisture: Water around every 14 days. Allow to dry between waterings. Keep dry in winter.

  • Pre-Order Now For Delivery From Mid March.


    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.