This succulent plant is a Mammillaria cactus species with red spines on top, lending to its common name ‘Red-headed Irishman’.
This plant blooms rings of pink flowers in Springtime.
This one is definitely ready for a larger pot.
Great cactus for terrariums and rock gardens.
You will receive the plant pictured or one almost identical. Plant ships bare root.
Peak growth season: Summer
Propagation: Cuttings or offsets during growth season. Spring is ideal.
Water when soil is dry to the touch or the raindrops look wilted. Will require more water in the Summer. In general, cactus need very little water in the winter.
Plant ships bare root.
Your succulent will be wrapped with care and shipped with extra padding in the box. Plants can take 1-5 days to prep for shipping and weather can impact the prep time. We ship as quickly as is safe for your plant.
If you will be experiencing below freezing temperatures, please add a heat pack to your order.