Thimble Cactus Mammillaria Cactus Gracilis Fragilis Succulent (4 inch)

Size:4 inch Mammillaria gracilis v. fragilis is a charming, tiny cactus that is native to Central Mexico. It's small round bodies are densely covered with interlaced white spines, that gives the impression of white "thimbles". Clusters vigorously to form large mats. In late winter it features creamy yellow flowers. Requires gritty succulent or cactus potting soil. Prefers bright light and good airflow. Water when soil is completely dry to the touch. When one of the little bodies breaks off, it can be propagated into a new plant. Use in a fairy garden or in a alpine trough garden. Have fun creating your own container garden, refresh a garden, bouquets, wedding favors, party favors, centerpieces and much more. The selection may vary due to seasonal availability. You will receive similar like plants from photographs but there might be slight changes due to the season we are in. Succulent plants are among the hardiest, most drought-tolerant in the world and very easy to maintain, as long as they are planted in a porous cactus/succulent soil, given proper drainage, daily bright light, and not over watered. Requires porous cactus soil. Prefers bright light with ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Cold tolerance to 25 degrees Fahrenheit, however, best to provide protection from frost to prevent scarring. ** Shipped Bareroot. ABOUT PACKAGE: Your package will be shipped in a box and meticulously bubblewrapped. 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'll try to ship during the week to avoid weekend delay. If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping. We ship all year round, heat packs are available for purchase in the winter.

  • Item Weight: 2.08 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 10.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B071ZG8L65