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Ferocactus viridescens var. littoralis
Scientific Name: Ferocactus viridescens var. littoralis G.E.Linds.
Synonym:
Family: Cactaceae
Ferocactus  viridescens var. littoralis
Ferocactus viridescens var. littoralis at the HBG (HBG 47597)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Will take some frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Doesn't like high summer heat.

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Pacific coast of northern Baja California (Mexico)

Growth Habits: Solitary, sometimes wider than tall, stem 6 to 12 (to 18) inches tall (15-30-45 cm), 8 to 15 inches in diameter (20 to 38 cm); 21 to 35 ribs; 4 or more red central spines, turning gray as they age, 1.2 to 1.8 inches long (3-4.5 cm); 21 to 34 radials, 0.5 to 0.8 inch long (12-20 mm).

Watering Needs: Grows in an area of winter rain.

Propagation:


Blooming Habits:
Golden flowers with brownish midstripes, 1.2 to 1.8 inches long (3-4.5 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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