|Popularly used as
|Devil’s Tongue Barrel, Crow’s Claw Cactus Synonym: Bisnaga recurva, Echinocactus corniger, Ferocactus recurvus var
|leaf , flower and fruit used for sweat
|Fast growth rate
|The “Candy cactus” is used to make sweets.
PLANTING & CARE
|Prefers temperature as low as -20F.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Cactus pruning is not always necessary and when to prune a cactus plant will depend upon why you are trimming it.
|Cactus – Ferocactus latispinus
|40 to 50 cm / 1.5 feet
|4 – 6 inches upper diameter
|2 – 3 kg variable