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Q.Transplanting a barrel cactus

Zone Bosque, NM. 87006 | Anonymous added on August 30, 2019 | Answered

I live 40 miles south of Albuquerque, NM. I just transplanted three foot tall barrel cacti outside. How much cold can they tolerate?

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Answered on August 31, 2019

Barrel cactus is generally hardy to USDA zone 9, with a minimum temperature range of 25 to 30 degrees F (-4 to -1 C). Some varieties can withstand a little cooler weather.


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