Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Mammillaria Pilcayensis

Mammillaria pilcayensis

Mammillaria pilcayensis has whiter, shorter and very dense spination, the stems can grow up to 50 cm long.
Flower: Purplish, about 2 cm long and in diameter.

Cultivation and Propagation: Mammillaria pilcayensis is an easy to grow cultivar, just as a classic cactus, don't requires any special treatment, but need as much light as possible without burning the plant to encourage the heaviest spine formation. It is a great starter plant for the cactus grower, that readily builds up into a cluster of stems highlighted by reddish spines, further decorated by rings of purple-pink blooms.
Growth rate: It is a rapidly growing species. It offset from the base and can fill a 25 cm pot in just a few years given the best conditions.
Watering: Water regularly in summer, but do not overwater
Hardiness: It is quite frost resistant if kept dry, hardy as low as -5° C (some reports give it hardy to -12°C). However some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower's success (minimum 5° to 8°C during rest season).
Exposition: Outside bright sun, filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Subject to sunburn if exposed to direct sun for too long. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production.
Uses: It is an excellent plant for container growing. It always looks good and stays small.

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

Bloom Season Late winter/early spring
Botanical Name Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Common Name Bristle brush cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size 1824 in.
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Mammillaria Pilcayensis

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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.

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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 pilcayensis

Mammillaria pilcayensis has whiter, shorter and very dense spination, the stems can grow up to 50 cm long.
Flower: Purplish, about 2 cm long and in diameter.

Cultivation and Propagation: Mammillaria pilcayensis is an easy to grow cultivar, just as a classic cactus, don't requires any special treatment, but need as much light as possible without burning the plant to encourage the heaviest spine formation. It is a great starter plant for the cactus grower, that readily builds up into a cluster of stems highlighted by reddish spines, further decorated by rings of purple-pink blooms.
Growth rate: It is a rapidly growing species. It offset from the base and can fill a 25 cm pot in just a few years given the best conditions.
Watering: Water regularly in summer, but do not overwater
Hardiness: It is quite frost resistant if kept dry, hardy as low as -5° C (some reports give it hardy to -12°C). However some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower's success (minimum 5° to 8°C during rest season).
Exposition: Outside bright sun, filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Subject to sunburn if exposed to direct sun for too long. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production.
Uses: It is an excellent plant for container growing. It always looks good and stays small.

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

Bloom Season Late winter/early spring
Botanical Name Mammillaria Pilcayensis
Common Name Bristle brush cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size 1824 in.
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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