Mammillaria matudae
Mammillaria matudae
Mammillaria matudae
Mammillaria matudae
Mammillaria matudae
Mammillaria matudae
Mammillaria matudae
Mammillaria matudae

Mammillaria matudae

(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).

Cultivation and propagation: It is a free-flowering and relatively fast growing species.
Exposition: Full sun to light shade. Best color and form in bright light.
Watering: Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch in summer but do not over-water. Keep dry in winter. Hardy down to -4°C.
Growing medium: Requires porous cactus soil with adequate drainage.
Growing tips: It is better that they be repotted regularly. Repotting will increase the number and size of stems, and will increase the number of flowers produced. Repot yearly until it reaches about 3 cm in size, then every two or three years will suffice. Repotting is best done at the end of winter, but it can be done at other time, too. Do not water for a couple of weeks after repotting, in order to reduce risk of root rot via broken roots. Additionally, it is important to keep growth as uniform as possible, as the long cylindrical body will readily show variations in growing conditions.
Propagation: Offsets, seeds.


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Blooming Season Early summer
Common Name Thumb cactus.
Dormancy -
Flower Bright pink
Frost Tolerance 90 f
Growth Rate Fast-growing
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height 8 inches
Origin Mexico
Scientific Name Mammillaria matudae
Shape Conical
Sun Exposure Bright light
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Randy L.
United States United States

Great !!!

The cactus was received as described & healthy.

deborah f.
United States United States

Planet desert

The service was fast enough but i was very disappointed with product. I expected a 6 inch plant i got a 2 inch plant in a six inch pot. Will not be ordering again! .

Planet Desert Mammillaria matudae Review
Denise A.
United States United States


Happy healthy plant!

United States United States

Excellent Selections

I ordered six cacti to start my collection. Shipping was fast and the cacti were packaged very well. I am glad to find a place that sells and ships a nice variety of cacti. I will certainly buy more as I add to my collection.

Planet Desert Mammillaria matudae Review
Judy P.
United States United States

Nice healthy plant

Again, just a beautiful little Mammillaria, my favorites! Shipped quickly and packaged beautifully!

Mammillaria matudae

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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.