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Australian Desert Blooms

MAMMILLARIA GRACILIS

Forms many offset from the sides and the top. Does best in good drainage. Ideal for shallow pots. Grown in a 70 mm size pot.

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$6.00

Availability: 4 in stock

Mammillaria Gracilis nicknamed thimble cactus. It small cactus with slender cylindrical, bright green body clustering also branching freely. The only thing that the offsets easily detached when touch or knocked.  So handle with care.  Mammillaria Gracilis needs a bright exposure, and part shade in summer. The plant should be watered regularly in Summer allowing it to dry before watering again and kept drier in Winter. They grow best in well-drained soil also to keep the roots cool in summer.

Also known as Krainzia Gracilis

Growing

Australian Desert Blooms Nursery is producing many more cacti, cactus, and succulents for you to buy online. If anytime this cactus is out of stock know for sure that it will be back as quickly as possible. As we produce all our own stock here in Ipswich near Brisbane.

Planting

Watch your Mammillaria Gracilis for the first couple of months to check if they are happy where they are.

The Mammillaria Gracilis requires more sunlight if it looks like growing out of shape. Burning is a common fact when having new plants. Best to gradually give them more sunlight as the weeks go by. Instead of placing it in straight sunlight.

Allow them to sit for a week before giving them a good drink. Depending on the season. Make sure they dry out completely before watering again. Don’t forget to give them a spray with soapy water to keep the bugs off them. And provide very good ventilation.

Condition

All photos have been taken in their natural growing conditions and no adjustments to the photos have been made for selling purposes. Photos displayed are to be used as a guide only, as the cactus and succulents you received may vary in size and shape. The largest size cactus or succulents, we have available at the point of sale will be provided. For easy identification, a name tag will be provided.

Posting

All Mammillaria are sent bare-rooted with no soil or pot and also wrapped in paper. Posted on Monday to Wednesday each week and sent by Australia post service. Sent express post for any size parcel.

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Weight0.08 kg
Dimensions13 × 10 × 10 cm

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