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 in Pennsylvania. Trying again in Houston.
||excellent drainage required
||germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it
hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet.
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- Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 70F (24%G, 14-16d) - 75F (3%G, 5d)
- Seed from NARGS '20/'21 exchange. Baggy 70F (8%G, 5-30d)
Germinated seedlings are quick to rot, even in radicle stage.
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