Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata

Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata

(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 is a cristata form form of the Mammillareia Spinossisima plant 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

 

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

Blooming Season Summer
Common Name Brain cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Bright pink
Frost Tolerance -4° C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11b
Height 30 cm
Origin Central mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata
Shape Spiky
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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10/19/2019
David C.
United States United States

Beautiful plant

Really to large for container.trying to figure out how to repot with all the spines

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10/10/2019
Nicholas C.

Citlali was amazing, she not only helped m...

Citlali was amazing, she not only helped me pick the best cacti, she was awesome giving me tips and also packaged all the cacti I bought like a bag of gems!! Thanks again!

Mammillaeria Spinossisima Cristata

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If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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