Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose

Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose

(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).

Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose also known as Arizona Snowcap, is a unique monstrose cultivar of a smaller mammillaria gracilis fragilis. They have bodies up to 1.5'' in height, and contain very white spines and wool along their areoles. They have clusters that grow in abundance to form little mats. When these cacti bloom, they flower creamy yellow flowers during the late winter. These plants prefer porous cactus soil, and conditions with in bright light with lots of air flow.

Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 8-24, 29, 30, USDA: 9-10
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun Exposure: light shade
Origin: Central Mexico (Hidalgo, Queretaro)
Growth habits: Clumping globular cactus, heads are up to 4" tall (10 cm), 2" wide (5 cm)
Watering needs: Regular water in summer

 

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

Blooming Season Early spring.
Common Name Arizona snowcap
Dormancy Winter
Flower Bright pink
Frost Tolerance -1.1° C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a
Height 8 cm
Origin Garden origin
Scientific Name Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose
Shape Cylindrical
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade
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CS
01/15/2022
Carlene S.
United States United States

Snowballs

Very beautiful cactus. Looks like a mound of snowballs. So...heathy and even had a few flowers.

KS
11/27/2020
Kathy S.
United States United States

Mammillaria Gracitis fragilis montrose

The plant came very well packed and in very good shap. 2 little pups had came off plant but I just stuck them back in the pot. I highly recommend plants from Planet Desert

KM
12/08/2019
Kathleen M.
United States United States

Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose

First time ordering from Planet Desert and was truly impressed on the careful packing and cactus shipped. I have already placed a second order. Thank you!

Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose

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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.