Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga

Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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 . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

This is a species similar to the common Thimble cactus. These clustered cacti have clustered spines and produce many offsets. The produce small flowers that are a pink to creamy yellow and they bloom in the spring time. They thrive in well draining soil and can be kept indoors or outdoors. If in doors best in south facing windows and if you keep it outdoors put it where it will get some shade in the peak of the afternoon sunny hours. They must not be exposed to prolonged dampness and sitting water

Zones: 9a-11b
Hardiness: 20°F - 50°F
Watering : moderate to light
Sun exposure: Full sun to partial shade

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Blooming Season Springtime
Common Name Thimble cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance 22°f (-5°c)
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone -
Height 30 to 40 cent
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga
Shape Globus
Sun Exposure Partial sun

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Patricia A.
United States United States

Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga

Delightfully aesthetic. The contrast between the dark green and white is striking. A garden full of this cactus would be wonderful.

Kirk H.
United States United States

still alive

great packaging ... so far so good. No worries when ordering from PD!!

Fran S.
United States United States

Beautiful plants

Excellent, ordering easy, received the plants in excellent condition.

Neal M.
United States United States

I love it!

I received a very healthy plant. Firm, well packaged. Very happy with this vendor!

Mammillaria gracilis cv. oruga

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