Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma
Mammillaria longimamma

Mammillaria longimamma, also commonly known as ‘Finger Cactus' or 'Nipple Cactus’, is native to Mexico and belongs to the Cactaceae family. This Conic-pyramidal-shaped plant can reach up to the height of 15–30 cm and enters dormancy in winters. It is protected in its natural habitat by low shrubs and sparse vegetation, and shares the territory with other cacti species.

Growth Rate

The Mammillaria longimamma plant has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

This cactus blooms in spring and produces bright yellow flowers.

Watering and Feeding

During their active growing season from early spring to late summer, these cacti may require weekly watering. However, depending on the climate, the frequency of watering may vary. During their active growing and blooming period, Finger succulents will benefit from regular fertilizing.

Soil

Mammillaria longimamma plants thrive in neutral to acidic soil with good drainage.

Hardiness

Nipple Cactus is frost-hardy and has a frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F). It belongs to the hardiness zone of 10.

Light

These cacti prefer partial to full shade sun exposure to grow healthy and happy. They can only be grown in bright and indirect light if you live in a cooler climate.

Propagation

Finger plants are a very adaptable species that can be propagated using a variety of methods such as offset cuttings, seed sowing, and tubercle removal.

You will find it difficult to resist these fascinating and low-maintenance plants. Mammillaria longimamma cacti are simple to grow and require little care. Add them to your collection without a doubt.

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

Bloom Season Late Spring early summer
Botanical Name Mammillaria longimamma
Common Name Finger Cactus, Nipple Cactus, Pineapple cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White, red, yellow
Genus Mammillaria
Growth Habit Globular
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10
Mature Size 6 – 12 in. tall, 2 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Cactus
Propagation By offsets, seeds, cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, mild frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, Friendly to dogs, Friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Mammillaria longimamma

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Size

Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Mammillaria longimamma, also commonly known as ‘Finger Cactus' or 'Nipple Cactus’, is native to Mexico and belongs to the Cactaceae family. This Conic-pyramidal-shaped plant can reach up to the height of 15–30 cm and enters dormancy in winters. It is protected in its natural habitat by low shrubs and sparse vegetation, and shares the territory with other cacti species.

Growth Rate

The Mammillaria longimamma plant has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

This cactus blooms in spring and produces bright yellow flowers.

Watering and Feeding

During their active growing season from early spring to late summer, these cacti may require weekly watering. However, depending on the climate, the frequency of watering may vary. During their active growing and blooming period, Finger succulents will benefit from regular fertilizing.

Soil

Mammillaria longimamma plants thrive in neutral to acidic soil with good drainage.

Hardiness

Nipple Cactus is frost-hardy and has a frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F). It belongs to the hardiness zone of 10.

Light

These cacti prefer partial to full shade sun exposure to grow healthy and happy. They can only be grown in bright and indirect light if you live in a cooler climate.

Propagation

Finger plants are a very adaptable species that can be propagated using a variety of methods such as offset cuttings, seed sowing, and tubercle removal.

You will find it difficult to resist these fascinating and low-maintenance plants. Mammillaria longimamma cacti are simple to grow and require little care. Add them to your collection without a doubt.

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

Bloom Season Late Spring early summer
Botanical Name Mammillaria longimamma
Common Name Finger Cactus, Nipple Cactus, Pineapple cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White, red, yellow
Genus Mammillaria
Growth Habit Globular
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10
Mature Size 6 – 12 in. tall, 2 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Cactus
Propagation By offsets, seeds, cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, mild frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, Friendly to dogs, Friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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