Mammillaria Gracilis Fragilis Monstrose Arizona Snowcap
(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 is a beautiful cactus from Garden Origin. The winter-dormant succulent plant has a cylindrical body. Belonging from the Cactaceae family, this Mammillaria plant grows up to 8 cm in height. The common name of this unique houseplant is “Arizona Snowcap”.
This plant is slow-growing and would look great in a variety of settings.
Arizona Snowcap blooms in the early spring. These plants have lovely bright pink flowers.
Like other cactus plants, this houseplant should be watered in summer. Reduce watering in the winter months. Keep the soil dry and not moist.
Mineral blends work best for these succulent plants. Arizona Snowcap needs well-drained soil to be healthy.
These plants belong to the hardiness zone of 10a. As these are not frost tolerant, it is better to plant these cactus varieties indoors if you live in areas that are colder than 30° F (-1.1° C).
Mammillaria Gracilis Fragilis Monstrose does well in full to partial sun. Before exposing your cactus to intense sunlight, place it in the moderate shade for a while.
Arizona Snowcap can be propagated with ease from offsets.
Low-maintenance and stylish in appearance, Mammillaria Gracilis Fragilis Monstrose “Arizona Snowcap” fits every room, home, and garden.
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|
|Frost Tolerance||-1.1° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Scientific Name||Mammillaria gracilis fragilis monstrose|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|