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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 of the plants will be shipped bare-root to ensure their safety. If you want to receive the plastic pot & soil, please leave a note in your order. 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.

    *** The size options are represtentative of pots that the plants come in. Sometimes customer may receive multiple plants instead of a large one to make up size.

    *** 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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KB
05/28/2021
Kris B.
United States
Powder Puff Cactus

Arrived in a healthy condition. It has been repotted into it’s new terra cotta pot. It seems to have adjusted very nicely.

A
04/05/2021
Ava
United States United States
lovely little cactus!!

Fast shipping and great price! She must've gotten rattled around a bit during shipment and the soil had tipped out and onto the cactus but we cleaned her up with a nice rinse and put her in a new pot!! This cactus came with a flower and a few buds as well :) overall a great experience and will be ordering again.

GE
02/06/2021
Gwendolyn E.
United States United States
Power Puff is Prolific

It arrived with 1 blossom and about 10 more buds ready to bloom. A sun porch is perfect for cactus in winter. Very exciting!

BL
01/01/2021
Bonnie L.
United States United States
Safe, sound and healthy.

They are beautiful, strong cacti. Thank you for sending them so quickly.

PA
10/21/2020
Patsy A.
United States United States
Excellent experience.

As usual, an excellent experience with SB. Timely arrival and perfect shape. Powder Puff has sharp little ****** under her puff. Love it very much. Thanks again Succulents Box.