This plant comes in a 2 3/4" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.
This cacti, also known as the “feather ball” is a clustered ball of flesh. Its clumping plants form low dense mounds sometimes up to 40cm wide, which are completely covered by the white feathery spines. The flowers that grow from it are yellowish white.
Recommended Temperature Zone: Sunset: 8-24, 29, 30, USDA: 9-10
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20°F (6°C)
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun Exposure: Light shade in summer in Phoenix, full sun elsewhere
Origin: Mexico (Nuevo Leon, Coahuila)
Growth Habits: Clumping, spherical, green cactus, 2 inches wide stems or more (5cm)
Watering Needs: Regular water in summer, do not let the soil comes too dry in winter either. Still provide good drainage since it is a rot prone species.
Propagation: Seeds, offsets
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com
Planet Desert's customer service goal is simple: We are committed to provide our customers total satisfaction. Every time. Guaranteed. What makes us different is the passion and the attention to detail. We are confident in the quality of our products. That’s why all our plants have a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 60 hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. You can buy them directly from our store. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge.
To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.
Care instructions are included in every package that you order.
Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. To save on shipping costs, when planning to purchase several items, we will combine the shipping in one invoice. Please order at any time. Allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.
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