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Mammillaria columbiana SEEDS

Mammillaria columbiana SEEDS

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Mammillaria columbiana is a distinctive and visually appealing species of cactus native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Central and South America. This cactus, also known as the "Columbian Pincushion Cactus," is highly regarded for its unique appearance and notable characteristics.

Mammillaria columbiana typically forms small, solitary or clumping clusters of spherical to cylindrical stems. What sets it apart are the dense covering of tiny, hair-like spines that give it a soft and woolly texture. These spines are usually white, which contrasts beautifully with the cactus's greenish to bluish-green body.

During the spring and early summer, the Columbian Pincushion Cactus produces charming, small flowers that can vary in color from pale pink to lavender or even white. These delicate blossoms add to the cactus's appeal and can attract pollinators.

Caring for Mammillaria columbiana is relatively straightforward. It thrives in well-draining soil, bright sunlight, and prefers to be watered sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. This cactus is well-suited for both indoor and outdoor cultivation and can be an enchanting addition to rock gardens, succulent arrangements, or tropical-themed landscapes.

Mammillaria columbiana's captivating appearance and ease of care make it a favored choice among cactus enthusiasts and collectors, showcasing the diverse and beautiful world of cacti found in its native regions of Central and South America.

Botanical family: Cactaceae

Botanical genus: Mammillaria

Botanical species: Mammillaria columbiana

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