Mammillaria riteriana

Product Description
$ 8.50

 

 

 

 

This plant comes in a 2 3/4 inch pot

 

 

 

You will receive a very similar plant to the one on the picture.
It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.
this plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage on the roots

MAMMILLARIA RITERIANA

Origin and Habitat: Highlands of central Mexico .

 

 

This is an attractive globose pincushion cactus simple or rarely proliferous, sometimes 10 cm in diameter and typically wrapped on the upper part with a dense snow-white wool, so that only the tips of the tubercles visible. Each head is surrounded by a complete ring of star-like pink flowers. Even without flowers it is an extremely attractive plant, and one of the most beautiful mammillarias. Young plants start producing their wool only when they reach the flowering stage. There are several similar looking Mammillarias but far from being so woolly like the real "chionocephala".

Flowers: About 1 cm long and in diameter, white to rose-red, in a circle near the summit.
Blooming season: Spring.
Fruit: Clavate, carmine red, to 10 mm long.
Seeds: Small, brown.
Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria formosa group

 

 

 

 

is easy to cultivate and make interesting specimens for any collection, and over time (in 12-15 years) it may form colonies up to 50 cm or more in diameter, and doesn't require any special treatment

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planet Desert customer service goal is simple: We are committed to providing our customers total satisfaction. Every time. Guaranteed. What makes us different is the passion and the attention to the detail. We are confident in the quality of our products. That’s why all our plants have a
100% satisfaction guarantee.
 

 

 

Colder Regions Warning:  We are now offering 60-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. You can buy them directly through our eBay store as a buy it now item. 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 save to ship.

 

 

Care Instructions:  Care instructions are included in every package you order.

 

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy:  We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. To save on shipping costs, when bidding or planning to purchase several items,  please do NOT pay or check out and let us know so we can send you a combined invoice until you have completed all your transactionsPlease order at any time. Allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. 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 the email address below:

 

 

 

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All of 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.

Planet Desert's customer service goal is simple: We are committed to providing our customers total satisfaction. Every time. Guaranteed. Please feel free to drop us a line with any questions, comments or to share your thoughts on this site.

What makes us different is the passion and the attention to the detail in all we do here at Planet Desert. We are confident in the quality of our products. That’s why all our plants have a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, 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: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. 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 the email address below:

info@planetdesert.com

Most of our plants come in a 3.5 inch pot