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Mammillaria fittkaui is native to Mexico and belongs to the Cactaceae family. The shape of this plant is globular and clumped. The dark-green fleshy stems are cylindrical and grow up to a height of 10 cm. Even though the plant grows low, it grows fast. This winter-dormant cactus is frost-hardy. It bears small white to cream flowers from late spring to late summer. The fruits are white to pink in color. It appreciates bright, intense sunlight but not more than four hours for proper growth.
This is a fast-growing cactus plant.
The blooming season for Mammillaria fittkaui is late spring to late summer when white to cream flowers appear on the cactus.
Watering and Feeding
The cactus should be watered thoroughly except for winters when it goes dormant. Between waterings, ensure the soil is completely dry as the plant will rot and die in case of standing water. You can use a fertilizer mix during the growing season.
The ideal soil mix for Mammillaria fittkaui is a cactus potting mix that is fast draining.
Mammillaria fittkaui belongs to the hardiness zone of 8a to 10b. It is frost-hardy.
This plant loves bright, strong light but not more than four hours of exposure.
Mammillaria fittkaui can be propagated best via stem cuttings.
This cactus blooms only when it is exposed to the right light conditions. You can buy the best quality Mammillaria fittkaui from Planet Desert.