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Giant Mother in Law’s Cushion - Echinacactus Grusonii

£39.00 £89.00
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  • Echinocactus Grusonii can grow to a very large size of over 1meter (3 feet) tall.

  • Very easy to care for - Drought tolerant

  • Ideal for Cactus collectors, home decoration or as a gift

  • Perfect for growing in conservatories, greenhouses and on office or kitchen windowsills.

  • Pot size 27 cm. Available as three large plants in one pot, or one very large plant. 


This slow growing cactus from Mexico goes by many names. The Echinocactus, comically coined the Mother in Law’s Cushion, it’s formed by a barrel shaped stem which protrudes deep yellow protective spines.  Like most cacti they're drought tolerant and need very little care and attention to grow well. Not enough sunlight and over-watering are common mistakes. Best placed in a conservatory or patio bay, the plant is hardy and can survive most weather conditions. Although temperamental, they can grow bell shaped yellow flowers in the right conditions, which adds a vivid contrast to the fierce looking cacti. Very prominent the Echinocactus makes a striking addition to any home or garden, or maybe even the exotic gift you’ve been searching for, for your Mother in Law.

Pot size 27cm, Height 35cm approximately (inc pot) 

If you would like the 3-in-1 look, please select the size as 3. This will only provide one overall plant and not three bowls of those shown. 

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