ID?..some type of ferocactus?

Laura RobichaudDecember 18, 2013

Hello! I've had this guy for a year. I was hoping he would flower so I could ID him, but no luck this year. TIA. I really love this one.

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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

Not positive , But I am thinking Ferocactus ingens.

    Bookmark   December 19, 2013 at 7:59AM
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aloebot

Maybe Parodia (Notocactus) buiningii.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2013 at 12:00AM
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Laura Robichaud

I think it's Parodia Buiningii! It looked very much like the Ferocactus Ingens, but has those indentations on the ribs like the Parodia. Hopefully I can get it to bloom this coming year. Thank you both so much for taking the time to try to ID it.

Frankly I'm glad it probably is the parodia. The parodia only gets to be about 5" tall. The Ferocactus gets as big as a recliner! Not that I could grow it that big in a pot in Massachusetts!!

    Bookmark   December 20, 2013 at 8:43AM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

That does look like it.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2013 at 8:45AM
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