|Popularly used as||Devil’s Tongue Barrel, Crow’s Claw Cactus Synonym: Bisnaga recurva, Echinocactus corniger, Ferocactus recurvus var|
|Edible part||leaf , flower and fruit used for sweat|
|Growth||Fast growth rate|
|Uses||The “Candy cactus” is used to make sweets.|
PLANTING & CARE
|Temperature||Prefers temperature as low as -20F.|
|Water||Newly planted– water during the aestival growth cycle (this plant need plenty of water) But needs to be avoided wetting the bodies of these plants while they are in sunlight.|
|Light||A wet cactus in the sun light can cause sun burning which can lead to scares or even fungal infections and death.
Needs full sun. Keep dry at 10°C in winter, but can tolerate sporadic light frost.
|Fertilizer||Liquid fertilizers are the easiest to apply to your jade plant. Choose a formula specially made for cacti and succulents. A regular liquid houseplant fertilizer is also sufficient , Never apply a liquid fertilizer to the soil when it is dry, as this can result in damage to the plant’s root system.|
|Pruning||Cactus pruning is not always necessary and when to prune a cactus plant will depend upon why you are trimming it.|
|Plant||Cactus – Ferocactus latispinus|
|Height||40 to 50 cm / 1.5 feet|
|Pot description||4 – 6 inches upper diameter|
|weight||2 – 3 kg variable|