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 Melaleuca Plant Description
- Mammillaria Melaleuca Plant Specs and Regions
- Mammillaria Melaleuca Water and Light Recommendations
Mammillaria melaleuca, also known as the "crow's claw cactus", is a low-growing cactus with large, bright yellow flowers. Native to Mexico, it is one of the most popular cacti for cultivation due to its ornamental value. The plant typically grows to about 30 cm in height and has numerous tubercles that give it a distinctive hairy appearance. The flowers, which appear in spring and summer, are large and showy, making this cactus an excellent choice for use in gardens and landscaping.
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.