Mammillaria Elengota Crest 'Brain Cactus'
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 Elengota Crest Plant Description
- Mammillaria Elengota Crest Plant Specs and Regions
- Mammillaria Elengota Crest Water and Light Recommendations
Looking for a one-of-a-kind plant that is sure to start a conversation? Look no further than the Brain Cactus! This fascinating cactus is native to central Mexico and is a rare form of the Mammillaria Elongata cactus. It gets its name from its unique, crested shape which resembles brains or worms. The Brain Cactus is low-maintenance and easy to care for, making it the perfect addition to any indoor or outdoor space. So give your home or garden an exotic touch with this unique cactus today!
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.