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 Ritteriana Plant Description
- Mammillaria Ritteriana Plant Specs and Regions
- Mammillaria Ritteriana Water and Light Recommendations
The Mammillaria Ritteriana is a globose cactus species from central Mexico. It is notable for its overall white appearance, made possible by considerable wool originating from the tubercles that mostly obscures the green body. Unlike many Mammillarias, this species does not have hooked central spines. The flowers are a dirty yellow-white and relatively small. Despite its unassuming appearance, the Mammillaria Ritteriana makes for an excellent addition to any cactus collection. It is a hardy plant that is easy to care for, and it's compact size makes it perfect for growing in pots and containers.
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.