Golden Barrel Cactus
Golden Barrel Cactus
Golden Barrel Cactus
Golden Barrel Cactus

Golden Barrel Cactus

Regular price£50
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Tax included.
Height (Inc. Pot)

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 This unusual and striking looking cactus is native to Mexico where they have actually become quite endangered in the wild. The Golden Barrel Cactus is globe shaped with deep ribs that bear long, cream coloured spikes. It is also known as a Mother in Law’s Cushion. This cactus is a really high impact yet low maintenance plant. With the right care you may even be rewarded with yellow flowers as the plant matures.

Light conditions: Position in a bright area with bright, indirect light. This cactus can withstand some direct sunlight but not too much to avoid damaging the plant.
Neediness: Very low maintenance.
Watering: During the warmer months water when the top inch of soil has dried out. During the winter months reduce the watering significantly. Overwatering will cause root rot.
Ideal location: bedrooms, living rooms, studies
Rate of growth: very slow, can reach 50cm but it can take up to twenty years!
Temperature: avoid cold draughts and keep at a normal room temperature. Benefits from being kept cooler during the winter months.
Pets: this plant is safe around pets but beware of the spikes.
Sizing: 
W12cm x H10-20cm
W23cm x H25-35cm
Also known as: Echinocactus Grusonii

(Does not include decorative pot.)

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We deliver to most of the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland and the following postcodes IV, AB, HS, FK, KW, PA, PH, IM, JE and GY).

Standard Delivery - £5

  • Usually delivered within 4-5 working days
  • All orders are sent on tracked services by Royal Mail, FedEx or DPD
  • One charge covers your entire order, regardless of how many items

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  • Additional £5 for a weekday added to standard delivery charges
  • Additional £6 for a Saturday added to standard delivery charges 

    Returns

    If you'd like to return a living item, let the team know within 30 days by emailing hello@beardsanddaisies.co.uk or live chat if online. Please attach a photo of the faulty or damaged plant. Other items can be returned for a refund within 30 days as long as they're unused and in re-saleable condition.

    Nothing makes us happier than making you happy (cheesy, but it’s true) which is why we do everything we can to provide a positive plant experience from start to finish. Your plant should arrive fresh and healthy - if for any reason it doesn’t, we’ll replace it for free within 30 days!

    Your plant has been on quite the adventure to get to you, so it might need a drink and some time to adjust to its new home. It’s perfectly normal that it may be showing some minor signs of stress after shipment.

    If your plant is damaged beyond what you’d expect, let us know within 30 days, and a friendly member of the Plant Folk will be able to help you. All you need to do is take a couple of pictures of the problem area and one of the whole plant and send them to hello@beardsanddaisies.co.uk. We’ll then make things right as quickly as we can, so you can get on with enjoying plant parenthood.

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