Mammillaria crinita subsp. scheinvariana

This compact cactus has pale yellow, creamy coloured flowers in springtime. It has hair-like spines, giving it a fuzzy, shaggy look.

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Height and diameter: Grows to about 15cm tall, 4cm diameter

Light: Full sun.

Water: Requires well-drained soil, and only moderate watering. The soil should be allowed to dry between watering, rather than kept perpetually damp.

Flowers: Produces small cream-coloured flowers in spring.

Propagation: By removing and replanting offsets.

Care: Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions. Keep in well-draining soil, and protect from frosty conditions.