Mammillaria Hahniana Cactus. Old Lady Cactus.
This amazing specimen Mammillaria Hahniana Cactus is absolutely beautiful. In a 50cm bowl, it is probably the only one on the UK at this size for sale.

A clump forming variety the Mammillaria Hahniana is a cactus where the young specimens are a more rounded shape and more mature plants take on a barrel form. Commonly called the Old Lady Cactus the green stems are densley covered in white bristles and thin white flexible hairs.

Even when young this pretty cactus flowers abundantly with violet-red to pink flowers which are followerd by small edible fruit. This really is a striking cactus and perfect for Cacti enthusiasts. 


These are amazing quality Large Cacti. Limited availability. Photos 1-3 show the exact cacti in stock now. Only one available!

Click into the "Height" box and price of each plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our plants and palms.


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SKU: MHc50
  • Latin Name: Mammillaria Hahniana.

    Common Name: Old Lady Cactus, Old Lady of Mexico, Old Lady Pincushion, Birthday Cake Cactus.

    Origin: Guanajuato, San Louis Potosi, Mexico.

    Hardiness: -5 if dry

    Growth Characteristics: Very showy clump forming Cactus. Dense white bristles and fine spines. Grows up to 20cm in height. Violet-red to pink coloured flowers up to 1cm in length. Edible fruit.

    Sun: Full sun.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Fast draining soil. Gritty. 

    Moisture: Water regularly in summer. Dry in winter.

  • Available For Delivery Now.


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

The Palm Tree Company

Meadcroft, Clitheroe Rd, Whalley,

Lancs. BB7 9AD

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