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Mammillaria heyderi – Cactus

Product Contains

Sr No. Product Name
1 Mammillaria heyderi– Cactus
2 Terracotta Pot

149.00 450.00

Estimated delivery date 2024/04/26


It is a low growing solitary plant and one of the most cold hardy of the Mammillaria. Stem is Much flattened to globose, green to dark green, more than 10 cm in diameter and only 2.5 to 5 cm tall with a depressed crown covered with white wool. With latex. Flowers are About 2 cm long and up to 3.5 cm broad, cream to pinkish on the inside with greenish or brownish midveins. Fruits are Red, nacke, more than 3 cm long maturing in August-March.often requires a full year to mature

Plant Specifications

Common Name Mammillaria heyderi
Maximum Reachable Height 20-30 cm
Flower Colour Cream to pinkish
Bloom Time
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care


  • Natural indirect / artificial bright light is ideal for plant growth.


  • Soil should be well drain and porus.


  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.


  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Special Feature

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping


Ornamental Use:

Looks great filling in between rocks and spilling over container edges. Perfect selection for filling in between paving stones.

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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