Copper King Cactus Description Mammillaria Elongata "Copper King" is a cylindrical multicolored cactus. The colors range from yellow, gold, light brown, red to a showy copper. This succulent will easily multiply with new pups growing at the base of the mother plant. A perfect cactus to grow in a container indoors or outdoors. Copper King Cactus Specs and Regions Native to: Mexico Zone: 10 Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost Recommended light conditions: filtered sun Bloomtime : Winter Bloomcolor: yellow and white Copper King Cactus Water & Light Recommendations 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 2 weeks.