Mammillaria carmenae, also known as Isla Carmen pincushion cactus, is a species native to eastern central Mexico. It has clustered globular stems that grow up to 3 inches (8 cm) tall and 6 inches (15 cm) wide. The stems are covered in soft yellow and cream radial spines up to 5 mm long. Mammillaria carmenae blooms small light pink flowers with yellow centers in the spring. ** Shipped Bareroot.
Light: Bright light, full sun to partial shade. Water: Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch, then let drain completely. Reduce watering in the winter. Soil: Porous and well-drained cactus mix. Fertilizer: Feed with a cacti fertilizer mix during the growing season. Propagation: You can propagate Mammillaria carmenae by removing the offsets and let the wound callous over for a couple days then plant it in a new pot to let it root.