General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 6 inches
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Common names
  • Brain Cactus
  • Mammillaria

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Location: From my collection. Poland.
Date: 2022-05-23
Location: Jakarta
Date: 2021-07-14
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2011-01-17
Location: Clarksville, TN
Date: 2019-08-19
Mr. Brainiac
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2011-01-17
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Date: 2017-04-21
Location: Oakland, CA
Date: 2022-05-28
Brain Cactus in Skull
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2011-01-17
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2012-01-01
brain cactus
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2011-01-17

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