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Mammillaria Bombycina

Silken Pincushion Cactus

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Mammillaria Bocasana V Rubriflora

Powder Puff Cactus

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Gymnocalycium Baldianum

Dwarf Chin Cactus

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Echinocactus Grusonii

Golden Ball

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Eriocactus Lenninghausii

Golden Torch Cactus

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Mammillaria Bocasana V Rubriflora

Powder Puff Cactus

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Mammillaria Bocasana V Rubriflora

Powder Puff Cactus

Mammillaria Bombycina

 

Family Cactaceae
Origin Mexico

Characteristics

  • will reach 60 - 90 cm wide with numerous offsets and grow 20 cm tall

  • easy bloomer, small pink flowers in spring and summer

  • solitary to clustering habit

  • indoor and outdoor plant

  • plant in well drained soil

  • full sun

  • water when almost dry in summer, rarely water in winter

Unlike most species, this cactus stores the water in their ribs from which the spines emerge. When you water, the tubercles will expand. As the stem loses water, it retracts at the groves between the ribs and the volume of the plant decreases, minimizing the surface exposure to sunlight.

Mammillaria Bocasana V Rubriflora

 

Family Cactaceae
Origin Mexico

Characteristics

  • will reach ...

  • lots of pink flowers in spring

  • clumping habit

  • indoor and outdoor plant

  • plant in well drained soil

  • full sun

  • water when almost dry in summer, rarely water in winter

Gymnocalycium Baldianum

 

Family Cactaceae
Origin Argentina

Characteristics

  • will reach 12.5 cm wide and grow 15 cm tall

  • different color flowers (red-purple, pink-purple, white, orange)

  • compact solitary habit

  • indoor and outdoor plant, pots only

  • light shading outdoors, sunny inside

  • plant in caci or succulent mix only

  • water when almost dry in summer, rarely water in winter

Echinocactus Grusonii

 

Family Cactaceae
Origin Mexico

Characteristics

  • will expand 3 - 5 cm every year and can reach 60 cm wide

  • large yellow flowers appear on mature plants

  • solitary habit, offsets possible at 30 - 50 years age

  • indoor and outdoor plant

  • full sun or partial shade

  • plant in caci or succulent mix only

  • water when almost dry in summer, rarely water in winter

"Mother-In-Law-Cushion" is one of the nicknames for this cactus. And believe it or not, Jim has seen a lady sit on it before by accident. Absolutely not recommended.

Eriocactus Lenninghausii

 

Family Cactaceae
Origin Brazil

Characteristics

  • will reach 12 cm width and grow 100 cm tall

  • large yellow flowers in spring

  • clustering habbit

  • indoor and outdoor plant

  • plant in well drained soil

  • partial sun

  • water when almost dry in summer, rarely water in winter

One of our ice cream flavours is made with the fruit of the Golden Torch cactus. It`s delicious!

Mammillaria Bocasana V Rubriflora

 

Family Cactaceae
Origin Mexico

Characteristics

  • will reach ...

  • lots of pink flowers in spring

  • clumping habit

  • indoor and outdoor plant

  • plant in well drained soil

  • full sun

  • water when almost dry in summer, rarely water in winter

Mammillaria Bocasana V Rubriflora

 

Family Cactaceae
Origin Mexico

Characteristics

  • will reach ...

  • lots of pink flowers in spring

  • clumping habit

  • indoor and outdoor plant

  • plant in well drained soil

  • full sun

  • water when almost dry in summer, rarely water in winter