Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Mammillaria elongata pink nymph

Mammillaria elongata pink nymph

(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).

Mammillaria elongata 'Pink Nymph' is a hybrid form of Mammillaria elongata created by hybridizing the closely related Mammillaria elongata and Mammillaria microhelia.

This hybrid was the first "elongata-like" plant with lovely pink flowers, rather than the typical yellow flowers.

Water: It is drought-tolerant. Water regularly; do not overwater. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch.

Sun exposure: Sun to partial shade, light shade. Bright light with ample airflow.

Flowers: Pink, flowers throughout late winter and spring.

Soil: Porous soil with adequate drainage

Hardiness: Protect from frost.

 

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

Blooming Season late winter and spring.
Common Name Lady finger cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Pink
Frost Tolerance  -5° c
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone To -3.8 °c
Height 15 cm
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Mammillaria elongata pink nymph
Shape Globular or elongated shape
Sun Exposure Partial shade
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SA
08/17/2021
Sandy A.
United States United States

Nice plant

The plant I received looks exactly like the one pictured for sale on Planet Desert's website. This plant was one of a group that was my second purchase from Planet Desert. Like the first shipment this order came very well packaged for the rigors of the shipping services. DP wraps each plant with a plastic wrap around the base of the plant and down the pot securing it with rubber bands. Then each wrapped plant is wrapped in packaging paper to keep everything together. The result is when you get the plant all the dirt and stones and plant are still in the pot. Some other companies don't do this and often the shipping services have so abused the box that the plants come out of the dirt .

KK
01/19/2021
Kristy K.
United States United States

Plant haul

It was very good

FD
01/12/2021
Fyona D.
United States United States

IN LOVE

My cactus came in excellent condition with 3 baby pups growing at the base.

Mammillaria elongata pink nymph

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Colder regions warning: If you 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. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, 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 are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. 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 any time.