Thimble Cactus -

(Mammillaria vetula 'Subs. Gracilis/Salm-Dyck')

Cactus and Succulents

Other Common Names: Thimble Cactus
Family: Cactaceae Genus: Mammillaria Species: vetula Cultivar: 'Subs. Gracilis/Salm-Dyck'
Thimble Cactus
Jim Parks Planted · 9 years ago
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Thimble Cactus Overview


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Plant Type: Cactus / Succulent

Temp / Zone: Zone 9A · 20° to 25° F, Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F, Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F, Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F, Zone 11 · Above 40° F

Sun Exposure: Dappled Light / Filtered Sun

Soil Type: Sand

Soil Drainage: Well Drained

Water Needs: Low

Level of Care: Low

Growth Rates: Moderate

Flower Color: Light Yellow

Attracts: Visual Attention

Average Width: 1' to 2'

Average Height: 3' to 4'

Fragrances: None

Season of Color: Early Summer Blooms, Spring Blooms

Resistant To: Drought, Heat

Landscape Uses: Accent, Containers / Planters, Outdoor Living Areas, Small Groups

Growth Habits: Clumping, Rounded

Theme Gardens: Rock

Soil pH: 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5

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