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I am not a professional nor an expert in Cactacea or Ferocactus-Echinocactus taxonomy. Any help with ID and spelling are always welcome. Photos are for reference only. To up-date my list I've been using many books, journals, catalogs and other web-sites. It's been helpful, but I have more work to do. I only ship to the main US 48 States. I do offer 72+ hour heat packs for $3.00 each. Please read the front page for ordering information.

Note: All plants on this page will be shipped bare root. Everything here can be purchased in their pots at the J & J greenhouse.

   Echinocactus grusonii crest - The typical Echinocactus grusonii is a big globular cactus commonly known as the "Golden barrel cactus" that is very popular and widely grown for its golden-yellow striking long, golden spines, but this beautiful crested form is still rare in cactus collection. The crested form can also get very big making a spectacular specimen. Flower are diurnal, vivid yellow. Central Mexico. Growing in 6 inch pots. - @ $30.00 each

   Echinocactus grusonii crest -The typical Echinocactus grusonii is a big globular cactus commonly known as the "Golden barrel cactus" that is very popular and widely grown for its golden-yellow striking long, golden spines, but this beautiful crested form is still rare in cactus collection. The crested form can also get very big making a spectacular specimen. Flower are diurnal, vivid yellow. Central Mexico. Growing in 6 inch pots. - Growing in 4 1/2 pots. - @ $20.00 each

   Echinocactus grusonii crest - The typical Echinocactus grusonii is a big globular cactus commonly known as the "Golden barrel cactus" that is very popular and widely grown for its golden-yellow striking long, golden spines, but this beautiful crested form is still rare in cactus collection. The crested form can also get very big making a spectacular specimen. Flower are diurnal, vivid yellow. Central Mexico. Growing in 3 1/2 pots. - @ $15.00 each

   Echinocactus texensis - Echinocactus texensis, best known in cultivation as Homalocephala texensis, is a stout barrel cactus, which is solitary when young, very rarely slowly clustering in age.  Flowers range from white thru rose-pink to pale silvery-pink, with red throats in late spring. Echinocactus texensis is widespread and common in Texas, southeastern New Mexico, and Southern Oklahoma.  Growing in a 6" X 5" clay pot. - #1 @ $40.00

   Echinocactus texensis - Echinocactus texensis, best known in cultivation as Homalocephala texensis, is a stout barrel cactus, which is solitary when young, very rarely slowly clustering in age.  Flowers range from white thru rose-pink to pale silvery-pink, with red throats in late spring. Echinocactus texensis is widespread and common in Texas, southeastern New Mexico, and Southern Oklahoma. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1, #2, #3 @ $13.00 each

   Ferocactus glaucescens 'inermis' - Spineless with woolly top. This cultivar varies from pure nude specimens to plants with one or few spine per areoles (Partially Nudum), but usually the spines are present only in young plant or on new lateral branches completely disappear in mature stems. Lemon yellow, funnel-shaped flowers. Eastern Central Mexico. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. Sold Out

   Ferocactus pottsii ssp. alamosanus - Ferocactus alamosanus is small barrel cactus, usually solitary but sometimes clumping. Flowers greenish yellow.  Mexico. Growing in 8 inch pots. - left to right - $20.00 each

   Ferocactus pottsii ssp. alamosanus - Ferocactus alamosanus is small barrel cactus, usually solitary but sometimes clumping. Flowers greenish yellow.  Mexico. Growing in 6 inch pots. - left to right - #1, #2, #3 @ $15.00 each

  Ferocactus hamatacanthus - Ferocactus hamatacanthus (a.k.a. Turk's head) is a medium sized barrel cactus with spines somewhat variable in number, diameter, and position, depending on origin. Flowers mostly yellow with a pale green throat, in some forms scarlet within.  Southern Texas, New Mexico, and northern Mexico. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1, #2, #3, #4 @ $13.00 each

   Ferocactus latispinus - Ferocactus latispinus is a modest-sized barrel cactus and probably the best-known of the ferocacti, and if you want only one from this group, this is the one to choose. Three subspecies are recognized, the nominate form and subsp. greenwoodii (Glass) N.P.Taylor and subsp. spiralis (Karw. ex Pfeiff.) N.P.Taylor. Flowers: Campanulate, beautiful “glassy” rich-rose, purple, mauve, purple-blue or, sometime, straw-yellow, and fragrant up to 2,5-3,5(-6) cm long and about 3 cm broad. Perianth segments narrowly oblong, acute. Scales on the ovary closely imbricated, thin and papery, ovate with thin ciliate margins. Scales on flower tube similar similar to those on the ovary but longer. Blooming time: Late autumn to early winter, usually in October, but it usually flowers only if the weather is warm and sunny need a fair amount of bright sunlight to form. Unlike most of the others, which usually need to reach relatively large size this species blooms very early, many young plants will bloom when they reach only 10 cm in diameter. It might be noted that this is not true of the closelyrelated Ferocactus latispinus ssp. spiralis (syn. Ferocactus recurvus). Central and Southern Mexico. Growing in 6 inch pots. - left to right - #1, #2, #3 @ $15.00 each

     X Ferobergia X Echinocactus grosonii - The x Ferobergia is a horticultural intergeneric hybrid, made by crossing one of the various species of Ferocactus (as a female) and Leuchtenbergia principis (as a male). These hybrids are very variable, due to the intersection of characters deriving from the parents. The length of the tubercles and spines are the more variable of the trait and a great variety of forms can be found in cultivation. And these were crossed to Echinocactus grusonii is a big globular cactus commonly known as the "Golden barrel cactus" that is very popular and widely grown for its golden-yellow striking long, golden spines. I like the spines and there colors. Growing in 6 inch pots. - @ $30.00

    X Ferobergia X Echinocactus grosonii -The x Ferobergia is a horticultural intergeneric hybrid, made by crossing one of the various species of Ferocactus (as a female) and Leuchtenbergia principis (as a male). These hybrids are very variable, due to the intersection of characters deriving from the parents. The length of the tubercles and spines are the more variable of the trait and a great variety of forms can be found in cultivation. And these were crossed to Echinocactus grusonii is a big globular cactus commonly known as the "Golden barrel cactus" that is very popular and widely grown for its golden-yellow striking long, golden spines. I like the spines and there colors. Growing in 6 inch pots. - @ $30.00 each

    Leuchtenbergia principis - It has a strong underground napiform root and in time forms an almost caudiciform trunk. It doesn't look like a cactus at all, the tubercles are 10-13 cm long and look like triangular agave-like leaves; Hence the common name "Agave Cactus". Leuchtenbergia is a monotypic genus (having only a single species). Flowers: From the areole at the tip of the new tubercles on mature plant (at least 4-5 years old) large, funnel-shaped, fragrant, yellow, 5-10 cm wide. North-Central Mexico. This is a collection plant but very healthy. Has 4 heads. Growing in a 10" x 8" pot. - photos front, back top - #1 xlg @ $145.00

   Leuchtenbergia principis - It has a strong underground napiform root and in time forms an almost caudiciform trunk. It doesn't look like a cactus at all, the tubercles are 10-13 cm long and look like triangular agave-like leaves; Hence the common name "Agave Cactus". Leuchtenbergia is a monotypic genus (having only a single species). Flowers: From the areole at the tip of the new tubercles on mature plant (at least 4-5 years old) large, funnel-shaped, fragrant, yellow, 5-10 cm wide. North-Central Mexico. This is a collection plant but very healthy. Has 2 large heads & 3 small heads. Growing in a 10" x 5 1/2" pot. - photos front, back top - #2 xlg @ $165.00

   Leuchtenbergia principis - It has a strong underground napiform root and in time forms an almost caudiciform trunk. It doesn't look like a cactus at all, the tubercles are 10-13 cm long and look like triangular agave-like leaves; Hence the common name "Agave Cactus". Leuchtenbergia is a monotypic genus (having only a single species). Flowers: From the areole at the tip of the new tubercles on mature plant (at least 4-5 years old) large, funnel-shaped, fragrant, yellow, 5-10 cm wide. North-Central Mexico. Growing in a 6 inch pot. - #1 @ $40.00

   Leuchtenbergia principis - It has a strong underground napiform root and in time forms an almost caudiciform trunk. It doesn't look like a cactus at all, the tubercles are 10-13 cm long and look like triangular agave-like leaves; Hence the common name "Agave Cactus". Leuchtenbergia is a monotypic genus (having only a single species). Flowers: From the areole at the tip of the new tubercles on mature plant (at least 4-5 years old) large, funnel-shaped, fragrant, yellow, 5-10 cm wide. North-Central Mexico. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1, #2 @ $18.00 each

    Leuchtenbergia principis - It has a strong underground napiform root and in time forms an almost caudiciform trunk. It doesn't look like a cactus at all, the tubercles are 10-13 cm long and look like triangular agave-like leaves; Hence the common name "Agave Cactus". Leuchtenbergia is a monotypic genus (having only a single species). Flowers: From the areole at the tip of the new tubercles on mature plant (at least 4-5 years old) large, funnel-shaped, fragrant, yellow, 5-10 cm wide. North-Central Mexico. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots. - left to right - #1, #2, #3, #4 @ $15.00 each

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