Ferocactus wislizeni

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Full sun and does well in hot, arid climates. Tolerates strong frosts.
The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: -15

Water abundantly during the growth cycle. Little to no water in the winter.


Mealybugs, mites, spider mites and scale insects.

Use a soil with plenty of drainage. Add pebbles or coarse sand to a cactus substrate.

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Scientific name:
Ferocactus wislizeni
Echinocactus arizonicus, Echinocactus emoryi, Echinocactus falconeri, Echinocactus wislizeni, Echinocactus wislizeni f. albispinus, Echinocactus wislizeni f. phoeniceus, Echinocactus wislizeni subsp. tiburonensis, Echinocactus wislizeni var. albispinus, Echinocactus wislizeni var. phoeniceus, Ferocactus arizonicus, Ferocactus falconeri, Ferocactus phoeniceus, Ferocactus wislizeni var. albispinus, Ferocactus wislizeni var. phoeniceus.
Southeastern Arizona from Maricopa and Pima to Greenlee and Cochise counties, east to south New Mexico from Hidalgo County to southwest Lincoln County, and into El Paso County, Texas.
Natural Habitat:
It grows primarily in desert shrubs and grasslands in the Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts, but also in shrubby steppes, Chaparral, mountain shrubs, open pinyon-juniper forest, and deserts often on sandy soils.

There are 27 Ferocactus wislizeni in the collections:
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