Mammillaria pilcayensis "Bristle Brush" - 2.5"

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You won't bristle at adding Mammillaria pilcayensis to your garden. Native to Guerrero, Mexico, it forms cylindrical columns to 15" in height. Very densely spined with whitish, golden or cinnamon-colored spines nearly obscuring green body. Bright magenta flowers in spring.

Recommended pairings: Coming soon
Bloom time: Spring
Size: To 15 inches in height
Plant in porous soil with adequate drainage
Bright light to full sun
Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10a (30-35° F)
Protect from frost


Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.

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