Powder Puff Cactus Mammillaria

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  •  Mammillaria Bocasana is an adorable cactus that is covered with soft white hair, which makes it looks like a round cotton ball, hence the cute nickname "Powder Puff Cactus". The thin central spines hiding among the white hair are reddish brown and hook-shaped. It produces offsets freely, which can be propagated when they are 1/3 the size of the mother plant.

     In spring and summer, Mammillaria Bocasana produces soft pink and creamy white flowers. Later it bears rosy pink to red cylindrical fruit.

     All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
  •  A rich, fast-draining cactus mix is ideal.

     Strong Light, Full Sun.

     Never let water sit for too long in the soil.

     Feed during the growing season.
  • USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
    USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
    USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)
    USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
    USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
    USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
    USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)
  • Your plant will be meticulously bubblewrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Most 2" plants are shipped in their original plastic pot with soil. Fragile and big 4" plants are shipped bareroot to ensure their safety. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). Here is our blog about the shipping process and packaging. We do not ship outside of the continental United States.

    *** All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants! Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. If you receive your package and are not satisfied, please message us immediately. Fragile plants such as bearpaw, baby toe, etc. may break or loose a few of their leaves during transport. Please contact us for replacements if your plants are severely damaged. We'll try our best to accommodate you. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grown in, depending on availability or time of year.
  • Provide porous soil with adequate drainage, pots with drainage hole are recommended. Bright, filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Never let your succulents sit in water. Do NOT water on the leaves. If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, make sure to pour off any excess water after a few minutes. The hotter it is outside, the faster your soil will dry out, so you’ll need to water more often if you live in a hot area. Water with caution in winter, as the plant can lose its roots if the soil stays cold and wet for extended periods; protect from frost to prevent scarring.
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06/23/2020
Emily
United States United States
Already blooming!

Great service! Shipped well and it was even fuzzier than the pictures! It’s also already opening 2 flower buds in 2 days, so I’m super happy it’s already settling in :)

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06/23/2020
Jennifer H.
United States United States
Love!

So far so good! I had concerns about my cactus but y’all help me with a fast email. (: will order more

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02/14/2020
Nick
United States United States
Great plant

Shipment was fast

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01/27/2020
Tanya R.
United States United States
Loving this powder puff!

It's my most favorite! Everything was perfect with quick delivery and a healthy, thriving cactus! I love it!

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01/04/2020
Robert S.
United States United States
Great stuff

Everything I have got here is perfect no complants