- Old Lady Cactus Plant Description
- Old Lady Cactus Plant Specs and Regions
- Old Lady Cactus Water & Light Recommendations
The stems of Mammillaria Hahniana Old Lady Cactus are densely covered with white hair and short white spines. Concentric rings of dark pink flowers appear amid the white hairs, creating a dramatic contrast. This plant is also very easy to grow.
Native to: Mexico
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun to partial shade
Bloomtime: Spring through Summer
Bloomcolor: pink and white
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.