Mammillaria parkinsonii - Owl's Eye [large]

$7.49
SKU:
P34552

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Owl's Eye (Mammillaria parkinsonii) (Ehrenberg): A woolly, globose cactus with pyramidal tubercles and a dense coating of white bristles. As it grows, it splits into branches, giving it an owl-like appearance. This species grows wild in central Mexico and can reach 6.0" tall and wide at maturity. It blooms with rings of small, yellow flowers with red mid-stripes that crown each stem. This plant is fully rooted in a 3.0" pot.

This cactus variety will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures it can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. Cactus need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 70% to 80% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply and wait for the soil to completely dry out before watering again.

Full Cactus Guide.

Color - Primary

Green / Lime

Color - Secondary

White

Bloom Color

Yellow Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

6"-8"

Growth Habit / Shape

Clumping / Mounding

Product Format

3.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

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