Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku
Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku

Calling all green thumbs! Are you tired of the same old plants in your collection? Looking for something unique that will make your neighbors envious? Introducing the rare Boobie cactus, known as Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku a stunning monstrose variety of the known as Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Blue candle cactus). This unusual Japanese cultivar is also known as a boob cactus, a breast cactus, or a titty cactus because of its weird shape, which resembles a woman's breast. 

The Boobie Cactus has a columnar growth habit, with multiple branches that resemble the curves of a woman’s breast. It is a slow-growing cactus species but can reach impressive heights of up to 13 feet when fully mature. The booby cactus's blue-green thick trunk supports these branching arms, giving it a sturdy and striking appearance. Its overall structure adds an intriguing element to any cactus collection or garden. 

The flowers of the Boobie cactus typically bloom in the spring or summer, showcasing vibrant colors such as pink, red, greenish-white, or yellow. The flowers are pollinated by bees, butterflies, and other insects, adding to the plant's ecological value. 

Boobie Cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku is a friendly and beautiful addition to any plant collection for both humans and pets. 

To propagate boobie cactus, you can simply do it by stem cuttings and seeds. 

While the Boobie Cactus is a captivating and unique addition to any cactus collection, it's important to note that it may not be suitable for all environments. The boobie plant is more commonly found in arid regions and requires warm temperatures to thrive. 

If you're considering adding this cactus to your collection, ensure that your climate and growing conditions are suitable for its needs. 

Watering Needs

This boobie cactus is well-adapted to arid environments and has low watering requirements. To properly water the Boobie Cactus, it's crucial to follow a "soak and dry" approach. This means allowing the soil to completely dry between waterings. Before watering, check the moisture level of the soil by inserting your finger about an inch into the soil.It is time to water it if it seems dry. However, if the soil still seems damp, it's advisable to wait a little longer. 

During the winter months, when the Boobie Cactus is in its dormant phase, it requires even less water. Reduce the frequency of watering and only provide enough water to prevent the soil from completely drying out. 

Remember, the key to successfully watering the Boobie Cactus is to strike a balance between providing enough moisture for the boob cactus to thrive and avoiding overwatering, which can lead to root rot. By following these watering guidelines, you can help ensure the health and vitality of your Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku.  

Light Requirements 

This rare boobie cactus thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. It prefers a spot near a window where it can receive several hours of bright, filtered light each day. 

While the Boobie Cactus enjoys full sun, it's important to protect it from intense, direct sun for more than 5 hours, especially during the hottest parts of the day. Too much direct sunlight can cause sunburn and damage the booby cactus. If you notice the cactus starting to turn yellow or brown, it may be a sign that it's receiving too much direct sunlight. 

If you don't have a suitable south-facing window with bright, indirect light, you can also provide artificial light using grow lights. LED grow lights are a popular choice, as they provide the necessary spectrum of light for Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku cactus plant growth without generating excessive heat.

Optimal Soil & Fertilizer Needs

The Boobie cactus likes very airy, porous, nutrient-rich, soggy soil that mimics their natural habitat with a pH of 5.6 - 6.5. Cacti require fast-draining soil that dries completely between waterings. A cactus mix or a blend of potting soil, sand, and perlite works well. Instead, make or buy a well-draining potting mix, or ideally, use our specialized cactus potting mix that contains 5 natural substrates and mycorrhizae to promote the development of a strong root system that helps your cactus to thrive. 

When it comes to fertilizer, the Boobie Cactus is not a heavy feeder. It generally thrives in nutrient-poor conditions. It's best to use a balanced natural fertilizer specifically formulated for cacti once a year during the growing season in the spring. However, during the dormant period in winter, it's best to avoid fertilizing altogether. Overfertilizing can lead to salt buildup in the soil, which can harm the booby cactus. 

Remember, providing well-draining soil and using a balanced, diluted fertilizer sparingly will help ensure the optimal growth and health of your Boobie Cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku. 

Hardiness Zone & More 

The Boobie Cactus is native to desert regions and is well-suited to warm and dry climates. It thrives in hardiness zones 9 to 11, which are characterized by mild to hot temperatures year-round. It prefers temperatures between 70°F and 90°F during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. It can tolerate high temperatures during the summer, but it's important to protect it from frost or temperatures drop below 40 F, as it is not cold hardy. 

In terms of humidity, the Boobie Cactus is adapted to low-humidity environments. It can tolerate dry air and does not require high levels of humidity. In fact, excessive humidity can lead to issues such as fungal diseases or rot. It's best to provide good air circulation around the cactus to prevent any moisture buildup. 

We think you will love this plant order your very own Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku -boobie cactus for sale online today and start enjoying its beauty in no time! 

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Myrtillocactus fukurokuryuzinboku
Common Name Boobie cactus, Boob cactus, Titty Cactus, Breast cactus
Dormancy winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Greenish white, pink, yellow
Genus Myrtillocactus
Growth Habit Candelabra like tree cactus
Growth Rate slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 13 ft. tall
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistant, deer resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting mix
Special Features Unique foliage, Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

Pests & Common Problems of Boobie Cactus

The boobie cactus can be affected by a few pests, including mealybugs, aphids, and spider mites. These pests can cause damage to the plant by feeding on the stems, which can cause the plant to become weak and stressed. 

Pests attack: To prevent these pests from infesting the boobie cactus, it is important to keep the plant in a clean environment and avoid overwatering, as this can create a humid environment that is conducive to pest infestations. If pests are present, they can be treated with insecticidal soap or neem oil, which are effective at killing pests without harming the plant. 

Overwatering: It can also be a problem for Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku, as it can cause the roots to rot. To prevent this problem, it is important to plant the plant in well-drained soil and to avoid watering it too frequently. 

Sunburn: Exposing the cactus to intense direct light without acclimating it properly can result in sunburn. Gradually introduce the cactus to direct sunlight to avoid this issue. 

By being vigilant for pests, providing proper drainage, and avoiding overwatering, you can help keep your Boobie Cactus healthy and thriving. Remember, when transplanting a boobie cactus plant, it's important to gently shake off any excess soil to expose the bare root before placing it in its new pot. 

FAQs - Boobie Cactus Plant

Is the Boobie Cactus rare? 

Yes, the Boobie Cactus cultivar Myrtillocactus geometrizans 'Fukurokuryuzinboku' is considered rare due to its unique appearance and limited distribution in certain regions. Its distinctive shape and vibrant colors make it highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.  

Additionally, the slow growth rate of the Boobie Cactus adds to its rarity, making it a prized addition to any succulent collection. 

How do you take care of a Boobie cactus? 

To care for a boobie cactus, provide well-draining soil and bright sunlight. Allow the soil to dry completely between waterings to prevent root rot and fungal diseases. Fertilize the boobie cactus once a year in the spring. Monitor for mealybugs and treat them promptly.  

The boobie cactus is hardy and suitable for bright, sunny environments in the USDA zones 9-11. 

Is booby cactus toxic? 

The Boobie Cactus (Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku) is not considered toxic. It is safe for humans and pets, so you don't have to worry about any harmful effects if you come into contact with it or if your pets nibble on it.

It's always important to be cautious with other plants, as some can be toxic, but fortunately, the Boobie Cactus is not one of them. It's a beautiful and safe addition to any plant collection!

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Boobie Cactus -Myrtillocactusgeometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku

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Calling all green thumbs! Are you tired of the same old plants in your collection? Looking for something unique that will make your neighbors envious? Introducing the rare Boobie cactus, known as Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku a stunning monstrose variety of the known as Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Blue candle cactus). This unusual Japanese cultivar is also known as a boob cactus, a breast cactus, or a titty cactus because of its weird shape, which resembles a woman's breast. 

The Boobie Cactus has a columnar growth habit, with multiple branches that resemble the curves of a woman’s breast. It is a slow-growing cactus species but can reach impressive heights of up to 13 feet when fully mature. The booby cactus's blue-green thick trunk supports these branching arms, giving it a sturdy and striking appearance. Its overall structure adds an intriguing element to any cactus collection or garden. 

The flowers of the Boobie cactus typically bloom in the spring or summer, showcasing vibrant colors such as pink, red, greenish-white, or yellow. The flowers are pollinated by bees, butterflies, and other insects, adding to the plant's ecological value. 

Boobie Cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku is a friendly and beautiful addition to any plant collection for both humans and pets. 

To propagate boobie cactus, you can simply do it by stem cuttings and seeds. 

While the Boobie Cactus is a captivating and unique addition to any cactus collection, it's important to note that it may not be suitable for all environments. The boobie plant is more commonly found in arid regions and requires warm temperatures to thrive. 

If you're considering adding this cactus to your collection, ensure that your climate and growing conditions are suitable for its needs. 

Watering Needs

This boobie cactus is well-adapted to arid environments and has low watering requirements. To properly water the Boobie Cactus, it's crucial to follow a "soak and dry" approach. This means allowing the soil to completely dry between waterings. Before watering, check the moisture level of the soil by inserting your finger about an inch into the soil.It is time to water it if it seems dry. However, if the soil still seems damp, it's advisable to wait a little longer. 

During the winter months, when the Boobie Cactus is in its dormant phase, it requires even less water. Reduce the frequency of watering and only provide enough water to prevent the soil from completely drying out. 

Remember, the key to successfully watering the Boobie Cactus is to strike a balance between providing enough moisture for the boob cactus to thrive and avoiding overwatering, which can lead to root rot. By following these watering guidelines, you can help ensure the health and vitality of your Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku.  

Light Requirements 

This rare boobie cactus thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. It prefers a spot near a window where it can receive several hours of bright, filtered light each day. 

While the Boobie Cactus enjoys full sun, it's important to protect it from intense, direct sun for more than 5 hours, especially during the hottest parts of the day. Too much direct sunlight can cause sunburn and damage the booby cactus. If you notice the cactus starting to turn yellow or brown, it may be a sign that it's receiving too much direct sunlight. 

If you don't have a suitable south-facing window with bright, indirect light, you can also provide artificial light using grow lights. LED grow lights are a popular choice, as they provide the necessary spectrum of light for Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku cactus plant growth without generating excessive heat.

Optimal Soil & Fertilizer Needs

The Boobie cactus likes very airy, porous, nutrient-rich, soggy soil that mimics their natural habitat with a pH of 5.6 - 6.5. Cacti require fast-draining soil that dries completely between waterings. A cactus mix or a blend of potting soil, sand, and perlite works well. Instead, make or buy a well-draining potting mix, or ideally, use our specialized cactus potting mix that contains 5 natural substrates and mycorrhizae to promote the development of a strong root system that helps your cactus to thrive. 

When it comes to fertilizer, the Boobie Cactus is not a heavy feeder. It generally thrives in nutrient-poor conditions. It's best to use a balanced natural fertilizer specifically formulated for cacti once a year during the growing season in the spring. However, during the dormant period in winter, it's best to avoid fertilizing altogether. Overfertilizing can lead to salt buildup in the soil, which can harm the booby cactus. 

Remember, providing well-draining soil and using a balanced, diluted fertilizer sparingly will help ensure the optimal growth and health of your Boobie Cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku. 

Hardiness Zone & More 

The Boobie Cactus is native to desert regions and is well-suited to warm and dry climates. It thrives in hardiness zones 9 to 11, which are characterized by mild to hot temperatures year-round. It prefers temperatures between 70°F and 90°F during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. It can tolerate high temperatures during the summer, but it's important to protect it from frost or temperatures drop below 40 F, as it is not cold hardy. 

In terms of humidity, the Boobie Cactus is adapted to low-humidity environments. It can tolerate dry air and does not require high levels of humidity. In fact, excessive humidity can lead to issues such as fungal diseases or rot. It's best to provide good air circulation around the cactus to prevent any moisture buildup. 

We think you will love this plant order your very own Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku -boobie cactus for sale online today and start enjoying its beauty in no time! 

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Myrtillocactus fukurokuryuzinboku
Common Name Boobie cactus, Boob cactus, Titty Cactus, Breast cactus
Dormancy winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Greenish white, pink, yellow
Genus Myrtillocactus
Growth Habit Candelabra like tree cactus
Growth Rate slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 13 ft. tall
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings, seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistant, deer resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting mix
Special Features Unique foliage, Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

Pests & Common Problems of Boobie Cactus

The boobie cactus can be affected by a few pests, including mealybugs, aphids, and spider mites. These pests can cause damage to the plant by feeding on the stems, which can cause the plant to become weak and stressed. 

Pests attack: To prevent these pests from infesting the boobie cactus, it is important to keep the plant in a clean environment and avoid overwatering, as this can create a humid environment that is conducive to pest infestations. If pests are present, they can be treated with insecticidal soap or neem oil, which are effective at killing pests without harming the plant. 

Overwatering: It can also be a problem for Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku, as it can cause the roots to rot. To prevent this problem, it is important to plant the plant in well-drained soil and to avoid watering it too frequently. 

Sunburn: Exposing the cactus to intense direct light without acclimating it properly can result in sunburn. Gradually introduce the cactus to direct sunlight to avoid this issue. 

By being vigilant for pests, providing proper drainage, and avoiding overwatering, you can help keep your Boobie Cactus healthy and thriving. Remember, when transplanting a boobie cactus plant, it's important to gently shake off any excess soil to expose the bare root before placing it in its new pot. 

FAQs - Boobie Cactus Plant

Is the Boobie Cactus rare? 

Yes, the Boobie Cactus cultivar Myrtillocactus geometrizans 'Fukurokuryuzinboku' is considered rare due to its unique appearance and limited distribution in certain regions. Its distinctive shape and vibrant colors make it highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.  

Additionally, the slow growth rate of the Boobie Cactus adds to its rarity, making it a prized addition to any succulent collection. 

How do you take care of a Boobie cactus? 

To care for a boobie cactus, provide well-draining soil and bright sunlight. Allow the soil to dry completely between waterings to prevent root rot and fungal diseases. Fertilize the boobie cactus once a year in the spring. Monitor for mealybugs and treat them promptly.  

The boobie cactus is hardy and suitable for bright, sunny environments in the USDA zones 9-11. 

Is booby cactus toxic? 

The Boobie Cactus (Myrtillocactus geometrizans fukurokuryuzinboku) is not considered toxic. It is safe for humans and pets, so you don't have to worry about any harmful effects if you come into contact with it or if your pets nibble on it.

It's always important to be cautious with other plants, as some can be toxic, but fortunately, the Boobie Cactus is not one of them. It's a beautiful and safe addition to any plant collection!

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