Fukuro Cactus


We’re excited to offer you Myrtillocactus geometrizans cv. Fukurokuryuzinboku, a cactus so unique it deserves its mouthful of a name (just call it the Fukuro for short!). Forget your average prickly friend, this one's got curves (yes, really!). Its stem is covered in rounded bumps that some might find...well, let's just say eye-catching.

But don't judge a cactus by its, uh, assets! This Fukuro packs a punch of personality beyond its looks. It's pretty low-maintenance. Plus, it forgives you if you forget about it, so even the most forgetful plant parent can handle this quirky character.

Breathe easy: Your beautiful new Cactus will ship fresh from our fourth-generation, family farm directly to your door (shipping included!), complete with a cozy heat pack if needed. We're here to help you thrive together! ‍

  • Conversation starter: Prepare to field compliments (and maybe a few raised eyebrows) with this unique cactus.
  • Easy care: Perfect for forgetful plant parents (we've all been there!) and experienced plant owners looking for a hard-to-find beauty
  • Over time, can grow more than 36 inches tall

This plant loves direct sunlight. Place it by a window or on a porch that gets direct, natural light for at least a portion of the day.

Water Level: Not Thirsty

This plant can go several weeks without water. Only water it when the soil dries out completely and be careful not to over-water.

Quick Tips

It grows best indoors with lots and lots of light. It thrives both with natural sunlight inside, plant lights, or a combination of both.

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You'll also have access to our team of experts for ongoing plant care support. Even beginners can master plant parenthood with Costa Farms.

Size Guide
Fukuro Cactus | teacup

Plant Bio

Tephrocactus geometricus

This quirky and hard-to-find cactus cultivar was found in Japan, though the species is actually native closer to home: in Mexico and named in the 1830s.

Like other cacti Fukuro Cactus wants lots and lots of light indoors. Keep it within 2 to 3 feet of an unobstructed south-, west-, or east-facing window for best results. If you don’t have a bright window, plant lights will do just fine.

It also has low water needs and can tolerate drought. Water just before the potting mix dries out. If you’re not sure if it needs water, one way to check is to insert a wood toothpick in the drainage hole in the pot. Leave it in place for a minute or two, then pull it out. If the toothpick comes out clean, it’s probably time to water. If the toothpick comes out with potting mix adhering to it, then you can probably hold off watering.

Note: This plant may have some natural degree of toxicity and may cause discomfort or illness if ingested. Additionally, exposure to the sap of this plant may cause discomfort to individuals with a sensitivity to it upon contact. Grown for ornamental purposes and not intended for human or animal consumption.

Fukuro Cactus | teacup

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