Mammillaria tepelcactus is a stable genetic mutation in which each areole only produces one spine, the crest form - despite its beauty - is still very rare and sought after by collectors because of its unique look. Most of the mammillaria are native to Mexico, but some come from the southwest United States, the Caribbean and South America. It is one of the sweetest and most charming cactus varieties, with hundreds of beautiful small cactus avaliable.
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Plant care level
This one is really easy care and perfect for beginners.
Where should I put it?
This houseplant needs bright direct light.
How should I water it?
From spring onwards water cacti and succulents freely, allowing excess water to drain away. The soil should be allowed to dry out slightly between waterings. Full Sun
What about feeding?
You need to give a feed once a month in spring and summer - try our vegan, organic plant food!
Is it suitable if I have pets?
No, this plant can be toxic to cats and dogs.
What size is it?
For some great advice on general houseplant care, why not have a look at the video we’ve made for you? Click Here
Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot