Mammillaria Bombycina

Product Description
$ 7.75

 Mammillaria Bombycina
 
(This plant comes in a 2 3/4" pot. 
You will receive a very similar plant to the one on the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots). 

 

This is one of the easier species to grow, it is an easy bloomer and don't requires any special treatment, it have consistently clean spination whether grown indoors or out but the plants are the most beautiful when cultivated in the full sun that encourage the heaviest spine formation. Regular water in summer. Keep dry in winter. Frost tolerance: 4° C. Mammillaria bombycina is a popular solitary or clustering species, some clones cluster aggressively and can form 50-90 cm wide, gorgeous mounds as they matures. is one of the most popular and beautiful species that will produce clumps, as a washing up bowl. It combines clean, glassy white radial spines with hooked reddish-brown centrals. The spines are quite sticking. This plant will produce several complete circles of contrasting light carmine flowers every year. Origin and Habitat: Originally described from eastern Jalisco, Mexico
Stems: Depressed globose to club shaped, bright-green to grey-green, 7-14 cm high, 5-6 cm in diameter.
Tubercles: Conical to cylindrical, firm, latex in tubercules only occasionally. Axil: With dense wool and bristles.
Radial spine: 30-65, have a glassy appearance white, to yellowish white stiff, thin, needle-like, pectinately arranged, that almost conceal the epidermis to 8 mm long.
Central spine: 3-8 (usually 4), yellow with dark tips, or orange-reddish brown, lowermost one hooked downwards and to 20 mm long, others straight and to 11 mm long. hooked spines.
Radial spines: Many, 30-64, stiff, thin, needle-like, pectinated, glassy white to yellowish white, up to 8 mm.
Flower: Light carmine, pink or white, funnelform, to 15 mm long and in diameter in circles around the crown of the plant.

 

 

All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout.

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Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, 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: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. 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 the email address below:

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