Varieties of fuzz

Mammillaria pennispinosa

The cactus seedlings are steadily coming along. The hooks of M. pennispinosa, above, are as sharp as they look. I keep a pair of embroidery scissors handy when I repot such little hookers so I can detach them from my fingers when I’m done.

Mammillaria plumosa
Mammillaria scheideana

2 thoughts on “Varieties of fuzz”

  1. There are a few mammillarias native to southern California, but the vast majority, including these three, are are found in Mexico.

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