Spiny Sphere in a Cube
Design Details : This hardy plant is planted in a cubic clay pot.
Size details : Height: 7" with plant. Pot: 4" wide; 4" high.
Spiny Sphere in a Cube (Echinocactus grusonii): Is a Golden Barrel Cactus planted in an angular Cubic mud pot.
Light: Thrives in strong light - both indoors and outdoors.
Soil: Sandy, Excellent drainage.
Watering: Water once a fortnight. Tolerant to underwatering ... but hates overwatering.
Feeding: A weak all purpose feed once a month is more than sufficient.
Repotting: This is not normally needed, but if the plant has outgrown its pot it's a good idea to repot in Spring or to pluck out its baby plants. Make sure you use protection agaist his sharp spines!
Speed of Growth: Slow.