(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
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Powder puff cactus|
|Frost Tolerance||-6.6 °|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 10b|
|Scientific Name||Mammillaria mystax|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|