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Golden Barrel Cactus, Mother in Laws Cushion

Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Echinocactus
Species: grusonii
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A slow-growing, barrel cactus with golden spines. This is a highly ornamental plant which flowers rarely. It's tough and drought resistant. It makes an excellent pot specimen able to tolerate light frost. Summer flowers are yellow but you may have to wait 20 years for the first showing.

Pronunciation: Eky-no-Kactus

Warning: Very prickly.