Light: Full sun
Foot Candles: 250+
Water: Let dry completely
Humidity: Not required
Temperature: 16°C - 40°C
Soil: Well draining cactus mix
Container: Pot with drainage
Nutrients: 7-7-7 Monthly
Propagation: Stem / branch cuttings, removal of offshoots
Interiorscape Use: Desert themed atrium
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Pests can easily hide behind the spines which makes detecting and removing the insects much more difficult.
Comments: The classic barrel shaped cactus in a few different styles.