Mammillaria elegans

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Where it grows

This cactus is indigenous to Mexico.

Special features

Mammillaria elegans is a dwarf species of cactus with a mix of white and black thorns. It rarely branches into multiple stems. Produces pink flowers in late winter.

Care Guide

Like most Mammillaria, this is a desert species and prefers full sun during the growing season of summer. It needs a gritty soil mix with very little organic components to mimic the soil in its natural habitat. Water it well during spring and summer, but keep it totally dry in winter.

Growing season

Spring and summer.

Propagation

Seeds and offsets.

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Product FAQS

Yes, just because they generally occur in deserts, does not mean they don’t need water. Water is typically increased in the growing season.

Yes, all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti.

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