Mammillaria Voburensis- Pincushion Cactus

SKU: MYBG-CACT-MAMM-MAVO
filler
Rs.300
Pot size: 3"

Use

Balcony

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Flowering Season

Summer

Maintenance

Low

With Pots

Yes

Size

Small

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Product Description

These are relatively small cacti, some with relatively small spines.

Mammillaria Voburensis

Family

cactaceae

Native

Mexico

Description

These are relatively small cacti, some with relatively small spines. Some Cactus are mature at just an 1 inch or so tall, though some larger barrel species can grow over 1 foot in diameter and nearly 2 feet tall. Some sucker and some seem to be solitary.

Environment

It appreciates strong light, but many species dislike more than four hours of direct summer sunlight. Allow the soil mix to become nearly dry between waterings, but then water thoroughly. Suspend watering in the winter, but mist occasionally.
During the growing season, fertilize with a cacti fertilizer mix.

Landscape Uses

It is used as an ornamental, It is an excellent plant for container growing. It always looks good and stays small.
The easiest to keep alive - Cactus thrive on neglect! Coming from desert climates cactus love sun! However beware of the Indian afternoon sun! Keeping them in extreme heat, especially behind a glass which magnifies the heat can cause the cactus to burn. If you notice the cactus turning brown or yellow on the side facing the sun, try giving it a cooler place to thrive in!

For watering cacti, the golden rule is to make sure the soil is completely dry before watering! This will stop the roots from rotting. It is advised to always use a pot with a drainage hole so that excess water can get drained out. If kept in a sunny area, you will need to water it once every week. If it is in a semi shaded or filtered light area, you might need to water it once in 2 weeks.

Cacti like soil that is well aerated and fast draining. You can fertilise the cactus in the summer months when it is in its growing season. During the winters it is best to cut back on any fertiliser and let the plant rest.

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