Mammillaria huitzilopohctli
Mammillaria huitzilopohctli
Mammillaria huitzilopohctli
Mammillaria huitzilopohctli
Mammillaria huitzilopohctli
Mammillaria huitzilopohctli
Mammillaria huitzilopohctli

Mammillaria huitzilopohctli

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All 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 cactus is a very spherical dark green globe. It has dense close to stem spines that curve inwards. When they begin to bloom they produce gorgeous rings of bright pink/magenta flowers.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10b-11
Frost tolerance: Probably tender below 32°F (0°C), avoid frost
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun Exposure: Light shade
Origin: Oaxaca (Mexico)
Growth habits: Solitary, club-shaped, up to 5" tall (13 cm), 3.5 "wide (8 cm); generally no central spines
Watering needs: Moderate water. Keep dry in winter.

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Blooming Season Summer
Common Name Biznaga of huitzilopochtli
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Height 8 -> 15 cm
Origin Brazil
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Mammillaria huitzilopohctli
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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Robert H.
United States United States

Recent purchase of Mammillaria

The cacti arrived in perfect order, have been planted, and appear to be doing well !

Elizabeth M.
United States United States

In love

This cactus is amazing I fall in love with it the moment I took it out of the box it’s colors the shape of it’s thorns omg just perfect A little smaller than I thought it would be but overall an adorable and amazing cactus

Philip B.
United States United States

Beautiful specimen

Cutest little cactus

John M.
United States United States

Best Plant Mail Ever!!!

I love shopping here. Exquisitely packaged(not a single pebble outside of the packaging). Gorgeous cactus! New lifelong customer!!

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Debbie C.
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Excellent... healthy cactus and fast delivery

Mammillaria huitzilopohctli

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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, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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.

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