Please note: In certain circumstance where we believe a cactus may ship better bare root we may ship it bare root rather than with a pot in soil.
- Mammillaria Camptotricha Plant Description
- Mammillaria Camptotricha Plant Specs and Regions
- Mammillaria Camptotricha Water and Light Recommendations
The Mammillaria Camptotricha is a small plant that makes a large, flattish clump of stems clustering from the lower part. It has long slender tubercles and very long twisted spines. On mature plants, the spines completely envelop the body, earning this species the name of "Birds Nest Cactus". The Mammillaria Camptotricha is a beautiful and unique plant that would make a great addition to any collection.
Native to: Mexico
Hardiness: 20-25° F
Zone: USDA Zone 9a
Recommended light conditions: Full Sun
Blommtime : Summer
Bloom Color : Yellow
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 1-2 weeks.