Mammillaria spinosissima 'Un Pico' [large]

$10.99
SKU:
CA6009

Product Details

Highlights

Mammillaria spinosissima 'Un Pico': A small, slow-growing cactus that stands out for its unique spines. Each raised bump (tubercle) on the stem produces 0-3 white spines that can be as long as 1.5". When it blooms it produces a ring of shiny, magenta flowers atop its stem like a crown. At maturity, it can reach about 12.0" tall and 4.0" in diameter. This plant is fully rooted in a 3.5" round, plastic 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

Pink Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

9"-12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Product Format

3.5" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Hard to Kill

Special Characteristic

Slow Grower

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