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  • Thimble Cactus x 1 Plant Mammillaria gracilis fragilis vetula White cacti succulent Powder Puff Pincushion Tussock Tassel Garden plants Indoor Outdoor pot

Thimble Cactus x 1 Plant Mammillaria gracilis fragilis vetula White cacti succulent Powder Puff Pincushion Tussock Tassel Garden plants Indoor Outdoor pot

  • Product Code: thimble-cactus-mammillaria-gracilis-plants -1
  • Availability: 32
  • $4.95


  • 5 or more $4.45

I will add a copyright free picture of Thimble Cacti to this listing over the days ahead
You will receive 1 plant of Powder Puff Pin Cushion Thimble Cactus. 
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis vetula Cacti Succulents

Soft Yellow Lemon Flowers in winter
Frost tolerant to minus 1

Cascading Gr8 for Patio, Sunny indoor, outdoor, patio balcony, courtyard. 

Drought hardy rockery, pots, border, mass planting or Hanging Basket plants.

Very versatile plants for sunny indoor or outdoor gardening.

Tolerate mild frosts and long dry periods.


Wonderful low maintenance additions to your garden


Not for Western Australia, Tasmania and Northern Territory

The plant/s you will receive in this listing will be in individual 40x80mm or 50x70mm pots

Each plant will have at least 4-5 pups/offsets .

They will have established roots and will be ready to plant into your garden.
Named Mammillaria gracilis
fragilis vetula because of the fragile nature of the babies/pups that grow from the sides of the parents, some will likely break off in transit, even though we will wrap them well.
This is not a problem. 
You can plant the puts next to the parents or in new pots.
They root easily. Just keep them moist until they get new roots.

The parent plant/s will stay rooted in the soil of the pots we send them in.
We offer refund or replacements at your discretion if you are not happy :- )


1 Plant of

Thimble Cactus
Mammillaria gracilis fragilis
(now Mammillaria vetula ssp. gracilis) Hunt
Also known as   
Powder Puff Cactu
Pincushion Cactus

Hardy groundcovering covering succulents/cacti that are best suited for pots, containers, hanging baskets etc as their small size can get them lost in the garden.

Beautifully soft yellow flowers that show amongst the silver/white.
Orange Fruit

Fine white semi soft bristles/spines that will normally do not break the skin.
Great beginner cacti for children. 
 
Drought, heat and coastal tolerant.
 
Great for borders, rockeries, hanging baskets, pots, garden beds and groundcovering.

Position: Full sun to semi-shade.

Foliage: Evergreen.

Flowers:  Soft yellow in winter

Height: Approx 10cm. 
Slow Speading

Native Cactus Plant originally from Mexico.

Plant pick-up also available

By appointment only

From Croydon Victoria

Please contact us to organize a time that suits.

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Tags: thimble cactus, yellow flowers, lemon flowers, succulents, groundcover, pots, cottage garden, full sun, rockery, border, hanging baskets, cacti