Mammillaria spinosissima “un pico”

Every time I rotate this monster, the spines poke right through the skin on my fingers and sometimes the other plants on my plant table. I’ve had it for a little more than two years and it’s grown from a tiny plant with soft spines in a 5 cm pot to this giant monster in a 15 cm pot. It’s not pretty either, especially with the leftover dead flowers still stuck on it. But it’s my ugly cactus and I will protect it until it dies from old age or rot.

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