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Pincushion cactus

Mammillaria crinita

Native to Mexico, this dark green, succulent cacti produces radially arranged, symmetrical spines all over its exterior, these are flattened against the stem. Flowers are bright pink, small and showy.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Special features

Geography

Origin
Central America
Natural climate
Desert

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Compost, Loam, Gravel, Chalk, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Notes
Ornamental

Personality

Family
Cactaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
None

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