Mammillaria perbella f. cristata

R350 incl. VAT

The plant in the photos is the exact plant you will receive.

Where it grows

This cactus is indigenous to Mexico.

Special features

Mammillaria perbella is a cluster-forming species of cactus with pure white spines. The crested form has attractive, wave-like stems that resemble undersea coral.

Care Guide

Like most Mammillaria, this is a desert species and prefers full morning 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

A chlorophyll deficiency which results in a lack of green pigment.

A mutation in the growth point which results in the plant growing sideways rather than upwards.

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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