Mammillaria Ignota

Mammillaria Ignota, commonly known as Pincushion Cactus.

Common Names: Pincushion Cactus

Height and diameter: Grows to about 15cm tall, 8cm 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 magenta flowers in autumn.

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.