Ferrocactus Emoryi Cacti. Emory's Barrel Cactus.
The Ferrocactus Emoryi is a very attractive Cactus with amazing spines. Usually a solitary variety of cacti where the young specimens are globe shaped and more mature plants take on a stout cylindrical form. The light green to glaucous green stem has between 15-30 ribs with tubercles especially when young. The spines can be white to a striking reddish colour with one central curved spine up to 10cm long and between 5-9 radial spines also curved measuring up to 6cm long. Red-brilliant red coloured funnel shaped flowers are about 7cm in diameter and 7.5cm long. This really is an attractive cactus and perfect for Cacti enthusiasts.
These are exceptional quality cacti from Specialist growers. Limited availability. Photos 1-2 show the actual Catcus plants coming into stock from mid April 2021.
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Latin Name: Ferrocactus Emoryi.
Common Name: Emory's Barrel Cactus. Long spined Barrel Cactus. Arizona Barrel Cactus. Traveler's Friend.
Origin: Mexico. Arizona
Hardiness: Can take sporadic -2 degree frosts if dry, but better kept frost free.
Growth Characteristics: Very showy barrel to cylindrical Cactus. 15-30 prominent ribs. Sines coloured white to a striking red colour. 1 Large curved central spine, 5-9 radial spines also curved. Red to brilliant red coloured funnel shaped flowers 7cm across, up to 7.5cm long. Slow growing to start with.
Sun: Full sun.
Soil: Fast draining soil. Gritty.
Moisture: Water around every 10-14 days in the growing season. Allow to dry between waterings. Keep dry in winter.
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