Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata

Mammillaria Bocasana v. Multilanata goes by the common name “Powder Puff Cactus”. This succulent is star-fished and rosette-shaped, one that grows dark green fleshy leaves. Mexico is its native region and Cactaceae is the biological family group. Powder Puff Cactus is a winter-dormant succulent that can grow between 3 to 5 inches.

Growth Rate

The plant is one of the fastest-growing cacti and can grow up to several inches in a year.

Flowering

The succulent produces flowers that are bright pink or white. Spring & summer seasons are the blooming time for this Mammillaria cactus variety.

Watering and Feeding

The succulent is drought tolerant, but it thrives better if watered regularly during its blooming season. During winter, reduce watering to once in 2 to 3 weeks. Fertilize the plant every 2 to 4 weeks with a half-strength cactus fertilizer during the growing season.

Soil

Powder Puff Cactus requires sandy and well-drained soil. The plant does not grow well in a soggy soil mixture.

Hardiness

Mammillaria Bocasana v. Multilanata grows best in the spring and summer seasons. The frost tolerance of this pretty cactus variety is anywhere between -12.2° C (10° F) to 10° C (50° F). Furthermore, it features hardiness of 8a to 11b.

Light

Powder Puff Cactus requires full sun and part shade. If growing outdoors, make sure it receives afternoon sunlight every day. If indoors, plant it near a sunny window.

Propagation

Use the seeds or offsets for its propagation. For the seed method, wait until the plants have faded. For offsets, choose one that is 1/3rd the size of the parent plant.

Once the powder puff cactus matures, it looks like multiple cottony balls of fur clumped together! It gives your home or gardens a much-needed unique look.

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

Bloom Season Spring and summer.
Botanical Name Mammillaria bocasana
Common Name Fishhooks
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow or pinkish
Growth Habit Spherical
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10b
Mature Size 58(12) cm
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Light shade

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Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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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 6" and larger 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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Mammillaria Bocasana v. Multilanata goes by the common name “Powder Puff Cactus”. This succulent is star-fished and rosette-shaped, one that grows dark green fleshy leaves. Mexico is its native region and Cactaceae is the biological family group. Powder Puff Cactus is a winter-dormant succulent that can grow between 3 to 5 inches.

Growth Rate

The plant is one of the fastest-growing cacti and can grow up to several inches in a year.

Flowering

The succulent produces flowers that are bright pink or white. Spring & summer seasons are the blooming time for this Mammillaria cactus variety.

Watering and Feeding

The succulent is drought tolerant, but it thrives better if watered regularly during its blooming season. During winter, reduce watering to once in 2 to 3 weeks. Fertilize the plant every 2 to 4 weeks with a half-strength cactus fertilizer during the growing season.

Soil

Powder Puff Cactus requires sandy and well-drained soil. The plant does not grow well in a soggy soil mixture.

Hardiness

Mammillaria Bocasana v. Multilanata grows best in the spring and summer seasons. The frost tolerance of this pretty cactus variety is anywhere between -12.2° C (10° F) to 10° C (50° F). Furthermore, it features hardiness of 8a to 11b.

Light

Powder Puff Cactus requires full sun and part shade. If growing outdoors, make sure it receives afternoon sunlight every day. If indoors, plant it near a sunny window.

Propagation

Use the seeds or offsets for its propagation. For the seed method, wait until the plants have faded. For offsets, choose one that is 1/3rd the size of the parent plant.

Once the powder puff cactus matures, it looks like multiple cottony balls of fur clumped together! It gives your home or gardens a much-needed unique look.

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

Bloom Season Spring and summer.
Botanical Name Mammillaria bocasana
Common Name Fishhooks
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow or pinkish
Growth Habit Spherical
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10b
Mature Size 58(12) cm
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Light shade

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