(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).
These beautiful, fuzzy, soft and dense white hairy cacti are about 3" in diameter.
Frost tolerance: Hardy to 28°F (-2°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: Mexico (Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon) around 5000 feet (1500 m)
Growth habits: Clumping, heads 2 inches in diameter (5 cm)
Watering needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage
Blooming habits: White to greenish yellow flowers, 0.75 inch in diameter (1.8 cm) or less.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late summer/early fall|
|Common Name||Escobariopsis albicoma|
|Frost Tolerance||-3.9 To 10 °c|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11|
|Height||Under 6 in|
|Scientific Name||Mammillaria albicoma|
|Sun Exposure||Partial to light shade|