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Ferocactus emoryi ssp. rectispinus
Scientific Name: Ferocactus emoryi ssp. rectispinus (Engelmann) N.P. Taylor
Synonym: Ferocactus rectispinus, Echinocactus emoryi var. rectispinus
Family: Cactaceae
Ferocactus  emoryi ssp. rectispinus Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: 25F (-4C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mexico (central Baja California)

Growth Habits: Solitary, 2 feet in diameter (60 cm), over 7 feet tall (2 m); 13 to 24 ribs; areoles app. 1.4 inch apart (3.5 cm); 1 central spine, 3.6 to 5 inches long (9-13 cm) or more, never hooked; 8 to 12 radials, with the upper 3 larger

Watering Needs: Little to no water when established

Propagation: Seeds

Ferocactus  emoryi ssp. rectispinus

Blooming Habits:
The flowers are large, light yellow, 2.4 inches long (6 cm) in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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