How Do You Grow Golden Barrel Cactus?
People who enjoy growing cacti and adding them to their plant beds are likely to enjoy the Golden Barrel cactus. These plants have an unusual color, which gives them their name. You can buy seeds for this cactus, propagate seeds from existing cacti or purchase baby Golden Barrel cactus to get started. Save money by growing Golden Barrel cactus from seed. If you don’t already have some golden barrel cactus, buy seeds from a nursery. To collect seeds from a cactus that you already have, wait until a flower falls off. Remove the fruit, or pod, that was under the flower. Open the pod gently to expose the seeds. Remove the seeds and place them in a container of water. Leave them in the water overnight. Fill germination trays with soil. Suction the seeds with some water into a syringe. Use a syringe because the seeds are so small. Carefully squeeze the seeds into the germination trays. Place the germination trays in the sun and maintain the moisture level in the trays. Look for sprouting cac