Identification: ID cactus?

Discussion in 'Cacti and Succulents' started by Donnaa, Aug 27, 2020.

  1. Donnaa

    Donnaa New Member

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    Got this little cactus in a 2.25" nursery pot. Not sure what kind of cactus it is. Please help me out! :)

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    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    @Donnaa good morning and welcome to the forum, my suggestion is Mammillaria longimamma ? Common name Pineapple cactus.
     
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    mandarin Active Member 10 Years

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    Not a cactus. I think it is a Trichodiadema densum.
     
  4. Donnaa

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    Thank you all for helping me identify it! It looks like mandarin is correct, it looks exactly like trichodiadema densum when I googled it. Now I'll have to figure out how to care for it.
     
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    Junglekeeper Esteemed Contributor 10 Years

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    What an interesting find from a table of cacti. It certainly does resemble a cactus. I wonder how long it would take before it forms a caudex and begins to look like a bonsai.
     
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    If anyone has experience with this plant, please guide me! I don't seem to see many guides online in regard to caring for this succulent. I just repotted it in a 4" pot with cactus/succulent mix.
     
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