Cactus - Ferocactus diguetii - Giant barrel cactus - 5 seeds A spectacular, large, solitary and usually unbranched, columnar cactus. Ferocactus diguetii is the largest of all of the genus Ferocactus, reaches 4 m. / 13 feet tall and may grow almost 1 m / 3,5 feet in diameter. It is fiercely armed with yellow to reddish gray spines to 5 cm / 2 in long. The flowers are red to orange. This plant needs penty of water and full sun, but not together.. Keep dry at 10°C / 50° F in winter. It can tolerate sporadic light frost. (Cacti seeds are very small. The bags looks almost empty) Cacti germination The conditions for cacti germination and success in growing strong seedlings is: warmth (70- 90 deg. F), bright light, soil that drains well, even moisture from watering, high humidity, and air circulation, and patience. A few days or even hours of inconsistent conditions can quickly lead to disaster. Sow seeds in compost. A popular mix consists of 50% aged, black, fine compost (from bark), 15% sandy, sterile loam, 15 % pumice or perlite, and 20% fine peat moss. Shallow ( 3" deep) plastic grower's trays with newspaper lining the bottom make excellent growing containers. Sprinkle seeds on surface, they should not be completely covered. Water from beneath.
- Brand: precious_seeds
- ASIN: B07167G1K1