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Yubaba (cactus)

Another homeless plant that found its way to me. Found it potless and thrown aside on the ground near my house, took it home and potted it. It hasn’t had any new growth since then but it has taken root and looks happy. For some reason my boyfriend named it after the witch from Spirited Away. Covered in fine white spines all over, slightly crooked and fatter at the top than bottom, turning pink at the top (hopefully some flowers soon!).

This planting is in the patio garden .


Latest Milestone Established

Quantity: 1


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Folia Helper

United Kingdom8b

I think this is Mammillaria spinosissima. :)

Posted on 08 Jul 12 (almost 6 years ago)

Love your recap of how you got the plant…. Mega krama points for you, it warms my heart to know their are other caring people in the world.

Posted on 11 Jun 13 (about 5 years ago)

I’m sure this comes as no surprise, but it’s for sure a cactus. And if it is indeed a cactus, and it hasn’t shown new growth but looks healthy and happy, it’s growing as it should.

Tralamander seems like they know what they’re talking about^^^^

Posted on 17 Aug 13 (almost 5 years ago)

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