GOLDEN BARREL CACTUS - GOLD BALL CACTUS
Bloom season: early summer
Flower colors: (can produce yellow flowers)
Height & Spread: may attain a diameter of up to 3 ft.
Site & Soil: well lit with slightly veiled sunlight; mixture of ordinary garden soil and two parts of washed sand; in summer water regularly but do not saturate; in
winter less often; keep the atmosphere reasonably humid.
Use: will survive outdoors only in sub-tropics, otherwise a fine indoor or hothouse plant
as a summer bedding plant
Special interest: species of Agave are important economic plants, used for liqueur and other
alcoholic drinks. Also the source of sisal.
GOLDEN BARREL CACTUS masked image # 170, can be found on Vol. 2 CD
GOLDEN BARREL CACTUS photo for data base or web use Plant Photos Volume 1