Cold-hardy barrel cactus. We tried to grow this from seed one year, and managed to grow teeny cacti indoors - but they didn't survive outside. This year, we bought a larger specimen at a local nursery - hopefully, it will be more robust.
||excellent drainage required
||germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 70F (24%G, 14-16d) - 75F (3%G, 5d)
Germinated seedlings are quick to rot, even in radicle stage.
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November 21, 2006