Ferocactus peninsulae

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It needs a lot of light to develop its typical spine. Protect in the shade during the hottest hours of summer.
The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: -2

Let dry between waterings. During hot weather, you may need to water your plants more often as long as the plant is actively growing. Avoid watering in winter.


Mealybugs, scaly insects and mites.

It grows well in rich, well-drained soil, such as clay, pumice, lava sand, and only a little peat or leaf mold, but it is not picky about the soil.

Similar Species

Ferocactus herrerae
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Ferocactus recurvus
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Scientific name:
Ferocactus peninsulae
Baja California and Baja California Sur, northwestern Mexico (area of ​​more than 50,000 km2) Altitude: from sea level to 450 meters above sea level.
Natural Habitat:
Found in rocky places, on sandy areas and hillsides. The species tends to be more common in the south than the north of the Baja California peninsula, however the population is declining.


Fotografía tomada por Juanmanuel-S-M-

Fotografía tomada por Juanmanuel-S-M-

Fotografía tomada por Juanmanuel-S-M-

There are 17 Ferocactus peninsulae in the collections:
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Collecion de ironsophie Collecion de Kauderwelsch Collecion de momuco Collecion de pincho_villa Collecion de forcoxe
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