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Ferocactus acanthodes Shop Now Ferocactus acanthodes
Starting from 12.00€
Ferocactus chrysacanthus Shop Now Ferocactus chrysacanthus
Starting from 4.00€
Ferocactus cornigerus Shop Now Ferocactus cornigerus
Starting from 4.20€
Ferocactus echidne Shop Now Ferocactus echidne
Starting from 2.80€
Ferocactus emoryi Shop Now Ferocactus emoryi
Starting from 6.00€
Ferocactus glaucescens Shop Now Ferocactus glaucescens
Starting from 2.40€
Ferocactus gracilis Shop Now Ferocactus gracilis
Starting from 4.80€
Ferocactus hamatacanthus Shop Now Ferocactus hamatacanthus
Starting from 1.50€
Ferocactus histrix Shop Now Ferocactus histrix
Starting from 1.80€
Ferocactus horridus Shop Now Ferocactus horridus
Starting from 4.00€
Ferocactus latispinus Shop Now Ferocactus latispinus
Starting from 12.00€
Ferocactus macrodiscus Shop Now Ferocactus macrodiscus
Starting from 3.20€
Ferocactus peninsulae Shop Now Ferocactus peninsulae
Starting from 2.80€
Ferocactus pottsii Shop Now Ferocactus pottsii
Starting from 3.50€
Ferocactus reppenhagenii Shop Now Ferocactus reppenhagenii
Starting from 10.80€
Ferocactus Santa-Maria Shop Now Ferocactus Santa-Maria
Starting from 3.20€
Ferocactus schwarzii Shop Now Ferocactus schwarzii
Starting from 2.00€
Ferocactus stainesii Shop Now Ferocactus stainesii
Starting from 2.80€

Its name derives from Latin and literally means “ferocious cactus”, in reference to its large, very robust and often hooked spines. The spines develop on the globular body of the cactus, along very marked ribs, colored in a typical bright green color, though sometimes the body can be pale green, tending to greyish (due to the trend of the furrows, they are also commonly called "barrel cactus", comparing them to wine barrels). It is a very resistant plant, its appearance demonstrates that it has adapted perfectly to the arid climates of the areas of its origin: it has many narrow ribs, which allow it to have more shaded areas of the body; leaves transformed into ferocious spines, which help them to retain water and prevent animals from eating them; an epidermis that has no foliage, is able to perform chlorophyll photosynthesis! Only after several years you will be able to admire its beautiful flowers of multiple colors, however, they are extremely ornamental from an early age thanks to its unmistakable spines, which are often of characteristic red shades: it is a necessary armor for the plant, and an enrichment, that makes these cacti unmissable, for us!