Golden Barrel Cactus
4.7 out of 5 (186 experiences)
How to care for Golden Barrel Cactus
Golden Barrel Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Miami, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 24th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Miami is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…
January 25th, 2022
Miami is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Miami is expected to increase by 16.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
January 24th, 2022
This month, Miami is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 4.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of daylig…
Golden Barrel Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Miami, Florida ⛅.
Golden Barrel Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Golden Barrel Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 21st, 2022
The growing potential in Miami is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot p…
What other plant parents say
It was my first set of plants that I had ever purchased. Good for the Texas Heat! They are low maintenance in my opinion and it’s just a matter of watering them every other week or so depending on the amount of soil you have in there. Occasional rain has kept me from having to water them all together so they work well as just something to look at. Definitely one of my favorites in my garden.