Mammillaria spinosissima
Mammillaria spinosissima
Mammillaria spinosissima
Mammillaria spinosissima

Mammillaria spinosissima

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

This gorgeous plant is also known as red-headed Irishman. It has a really soft curious looking reddish spines that can resemble a red headed man.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10
Frost tolerance: keep above 26°F (-3°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: Morelos and Guerrero states, Mexico
Growth habits: Columnar, clumping, up to 12" tall (30 cm), 4" in diameter (10 cm)
Watering needs: Regular water in summer
Propagation: Seeds, offsets
Blooming habits: The flowers are red


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Troy M.
United States United States

Love it!

Nice size and quality plant. One of my favorites

Rachelle S.
United States United States

What a cute little cactus

This cactus is so cute, hes healthy and has beautiful, i cant wait to watch him grow.

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Kanjana T.
United States United States

too small and shipping is over price.

Lai H.
United States United States

Love my cactuses

All cactuses was healthy and packaging was excellent. Owner was nice on the phone. Thank you for the extra little rocks, will buy more next time.

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Brunilda J.
United States United States

Es la que pedí si muy bella

Esta si es lo que pedí muy bella y bien cuidada

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Mammillaria spinosissima

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.