Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata
(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).
This cactus is often called the Powder Puff cactus because of its fur like hairs that come out of the body. It's also known as the "fish hook" because of its long red/magenta branches. This is a clumping cactus with red spines and white fur. Its flowers bloom into white/pink flower petals. Its peculiar look makes it a unique ornamental piece.
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade
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
|Blooming Season||Spring and summer.|
|Flower||Yellow or pinkish|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Scientific Name||Mammillaria bocasana v. multilanata|
|Sun Exposure||Light shade|