Mammillaria mystax
Mammillaria mystax
Mammillaria mystax
Mammillaria mystax
Mammillaria mystax
Mammillaria mystax
Mammillaria mystax
Mammillaria mystax

Mammillaria mystax

(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).

Mammilaria mystax is a globular cactus that can grow up to 6, even 8" in height. The spines are reddish white and it has a dark green body. This cactus is native to Oaxaca, Mexico. Its gorgeous design is perfect for any purpose, especially ornamental.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9-10
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun to light shade
Origin: Central Mexico (Puebla, Oaxaca, Veracruz)
Growth habits: Solitary or clumping, gray green cactus, up to 1' tall (30 cm), 6" wide (15 cm)
Watering needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage


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Blooming Season Summer
Common Name Powder puff cactus
Dormancy Winter
Flower Pink
Frost Tolerance -6.6 °
Growth Rate -
Hardiness Zone 9a to 10b
Height 6 inches
Origin Mexico
Scientific Name Mammillaria mystax
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun

Mammillaria mystax

SKU: 136

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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.

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