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Cactus 'Boobie Cactus'

Cactus 'Boobie Cactus'

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The Boobie Cactus, Myrtillocactus geometrizans 'Fukurokuryuzinboku', is a captivating and whimsical succulent celebrated for its striking resemblance to the human form with its sculptural, ribbed stems adorned with bulbous swellings. This rare mutant variety grows with a branching, upright habit, and showcases its unique features best when provided with plenty of sunlight and well-draining soil. 

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Myrtillocactus geometrizans 'Fukurokuryuzinboku'

Common: Boobie cactus, Breast Cactus

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-85°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry out completely between watering
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • Place your Boobie Cactus in a location with plenty of bright, indirect sunlight. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon, but avoid intense midday sun, which can scorch its flesh.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Cactaceae family, also commonly known as the cactus family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 1,860 species.
  • The Boobie Cactus is native to Mexico. It is commonly found in the central and northern regions of the country, particularly in states like Puebla, Hidalgo, and Querétaro. In its native habitat, it typically grows in arid or semi-arid environments, often on rocky slopes or in sandy soils.
  • This particular form is a rare, mutant variety of the Myrtillocactus geometrizans, known for its unusual rib formations that resemble the human female form, hence the nickname.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance
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