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Common Pincushion
COMMON FISHHOOK CACTUS
Mammillaria tetrancistra

Mammillaria tetrancistra is a species of fishhook cactus known by the common name common fishhook cactus. It is native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts of northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, where it grows in a variety of desert habitat types.

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GARDENING BASICS
Type: Cacti
Hardiness: 25˚F – 50oF
Water: Low
Sun Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
GROWTH
Growth Rate: Slow, Moderate
Average Size: 1’ H × 1’ W
Coverage: 1 ft.
FOLIAGE
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color: Green with spines
FLOWERS & FRUITS
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Season: Summer
Fruit: Inconspicuous
MORE COMMENTS
Thorns: Yes
Allergies: Unknown
Drought tolerance: high, Invincible