Echinocactus grusonii is covered with long golden yellow spines, hence its nickname “Golden Ball”. It is native to Brazil and Paraguay. Golden Ball Cactus can grow up to 3 feet in height and be a stunning addition to any rock garden. In summer, it produces large yellow flowers forming a pretty crown around the top of the plant. All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
Full sun. A cactus soil mix. Water deeply and let dry. Cool to cold.
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)