Named for the guy that discovered
it, this unusual odd
mutant plant had scientists baffled for quite some time before it
revealed its true self!
Description: It forms large
clusters of soft rubbery textured green and pink
stems, some only a few centimeters across and plant looks more like
succulent than a
cactus.. Rarely a
spine or a
flowers. Sometimes will have a normal "patch" and remain mostly
monstrose... The shows many growing
variations with different crested and monstrose shapes.
Cultivation: Mammillaria bocasana "Fred" grows well on its
own roots. Keep well
ventilated as it is prone to
root rot. Protect from
freezes. Hates the sun.