2 inch Mammillaria elongata copper king
2 inch Mammillaria elongata copper king
2 inch Mammillaria elongata copper king
2 inch Mammillaria elongata copper king
2 inch Mammillaria elongata copper king

Mammillaria elongata Copper King

(This plant comes in a 2 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . (The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Mammillaria Elongata

Endemic to Mexico, Mammillaria elongata is a very easy to grow species, just as a classic cactus that don't requires any special treatment but need as much light as possible without burning the plant to encourage the heaviest spine formation. It is a great plant for the cactus grower, that readily builds up into a cluster of stems highlighted by dense golden spines, further decorated by rings of yellow blooms.
Growth rate: It is a relatively rapid growing species
Watering: Water regularly in summer, but do not overwater (very wet-sensitively). Its roots are easily lost in pots that stay damp for any length of time. Keep dry with ample airflow in winter.
Hardiness: It is quite frost resistant if kept dry, hardy as low as -5° C (some reports give it hardy to -12°C)
Exposition: Outside bright sun, filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Subject to sunburn if exposed to direct sun for too long. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy spine production.


Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Kopper Lady Fingers
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower whitish or pale yellow
Frost Tolerance -4° C
Growth Rate moderate
Hardiness Zone 10a
Height 6"-8"
Origin Central Mexico
Pot Size 2 inch
Scientific Name 2 inch Mammillaria elongata copper king
Shape globular
Sun Exposure Full sun

2 inch Mammillaria elongata copper king


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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.