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Mammillaria gracilis

13 Sep 2020 1 minute read 2 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:A relatively small plant, with a steam that grows up to 5-10cm, with lots of small ramifications that make the growing form a colony, with a total width of somewhere around 20cm. The body is fully covered with pure white spines that g...

Mammillaria mazatlanensis

13 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:This cactus grows in a cilindric and semi-erect way, because when it grows its ramifications (which are abundant) it tends to lay, growing then in a creeping way. Each stem can grow up to 20 or so centimeters long. The colonies can re...

Tephrocactus articulatus var. strobiliformis

25 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:It's a slow-growth cactus, with a "cone" shaped type of growing. Of green-gray, being able to reach up to 30cm of height (which sometimes don't occur due to its easily detachable segments). According to the variety, each segment can h...

Mammillaria elongata cristata

15 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments maurolegal92

Characteristics:This cactus presents stem with a wavy-like growth that tend to fold over itself, giving its peculiar "brain" shape (kinda obvious but that's why it's popularly known as Brain cactus". This particular shape makes this specie quite used...

Mammillaria prolifera

31 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments maurolegal92

This kind of cactus is of particular fast growth and reproduction. It's easy to grow new independent plants from its ramificactions (this particularity is responsable of the name it is given). It has an arbustive kind of growth with an estimated heig...