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Barrel Cactus Propagation – How To Propagate Barrel Cacti From Pups

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Is your barrel cactus sprouting babies? Barrel cactus pups often develop on the mature plant. Many leave them and let them grow, creating a globular design in the container or in the ground. But you can propagate these for new plants too. Learn how in this article.

Compass Barrel Cactus Facts – Information About California Barrel Cactus Plants

By Liz Baessler

There are a few different plants that go by the name “barrel cactus,” but Ferocactus cylindraceus, or California barrel cactus, is a particularly beautiful species with long spines. Learn more California barrel cactus information in this article.

Blue Barrel Cactus Care – Growing Blue Barrel Cactus Plants

By Mary Ellen Ellis

The blue barrel cactus is an attractive plant with its perfectly-round shape, bluish color, and pretty, spring flowers. If you live in a desert climate, grow this outdoors. If you are in a colder climate, blue barrel cactus care in an indoor container is simple. Lean more here.

Ferocactus Chrysacanthus Info: How To Grow Ferocactus Chrysacanthus Cacti

By Amy Grant

Even if you don’t live in the desert, cactus can be grown indoors as well in most any climate. Interested in learning how to grow Ferocactus chrysacanthus? The following article on Ferocactus chrysacanthus info discusses growing and care of this cactus.

Barrel Cactus Care – Learn How To Grow An Arizona Barrel Cactus

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Arizona barrel cactus is commonly known as fish hook barrel cactus, an appropriate moniker due to the formidable hook-like spines that cover the cactus. This impressive cactus is suitable for growing in USDA zones 9-12. Learn how to grow an Arizona barrel cactus here.

Golden Barrel Care Guide – Learn About Golden Barrel Cacti

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The golden barrel cactus plant is an attractive and cheerful specimen, rounded and growing to as much as three feet tall and three feet around much like a barrel, hence the name. Be careful, though, as it has long dangerous spines. Learn about growing this cactus here.

Emory Cactus Care – How To Grow An Emory’s Barrel Cactus

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Ferocactus emoryi are robust cacti perfect for drought-prone gardens and dry landscapes. Commonly referred to as Emory’s barrel cactus, these cylindrical spiny plants are an interesting choice for containers and addition to desert rock gardens. Learn more here.

Ferocactus Plant Info – Growing Different Types Of Barrel Cacti

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

A wide range of barrel cactus varieties are found in the gravelly slopes and canyons of the Southwestern United States and much of Mexico. Click this article to learn about a few of the most popular barrel cactus varieties.

Pythium Root Rot Treatment – Identifying Pythium Rot In Barrel Cactus

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Pythium rot commonly affects barrel cacti and can be difficult to detect before it is too late to save the cactus. There are no effective methods of control of pythium rot but some prevention can be undertaken. This article will help with that.

Caring For Barrel Cactus In The Garden – How To Grow Barrel Cactus

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Barrel cacti are the classic desert denizens of lore. There are two types, the echinocactus and the ferrocactus. Each can be grown indoors or out. Learn more about growing them in this article.

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