(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).
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: Mexico (Guanajuato, Bucareli)
Growth habits: Globular cactus, up to 4" in diameter (10 cm)
Watering needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage
Blooming habits:The Mammillaria bucareliensis has bright pink flowers in late winter.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Birds nest cactus|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 11|
|Scientific Name||Mammillaria bucareliensis|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|