Common names: Bird’s nest cactus, Bird’s nest, Golden bird’s nest cactus

It is a small plant that makes a large, flattish clump of stems clustering from the lower part. Very long twisted spines, which on mature plants, completely envelop the body. The flowers are funnel-form, delicately scented, mall, white, deeply set in the tubercles. The plants need a bright exposure, part shade in summer. The plant should be watered regularly in Summer allowing too dry before watering again. Kept the plant drier in Winter. They grow best in well-drained soil also to keep the roots cool in summer.

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