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Mammillaria magnimamma is considered to be Least Concern due to its wide range, abundance, occurrence in numerous protected areas, and because it is not. Mammillaria magnimamma, common name Mexican Pincushion, is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) cipactli, all rights. M Mammillaria magnimamma Haw. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Mammillaria (family Cactaceae). The record.

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It grows in dry rocky places in the open or mainly in xerophyllous vegetation. Major references and further lectures 1 Robert T. Mammillaria magnimamma is a perennial stem succulent solitary at first, later branching basally or dichotomously to form large mounds up to 50 cm in diameter or more barely rising above ground level. Keep dry with ample airflow in winter.

Dirty white, creamy-yellow or tinged brown with reddish midveins, to deep purplish pink, mm wide and long and in diameter. Despite the great abundance and diversity of cacti magni,amma Mexico, Mammillaria magnimamma is one of the few cacti species that has colonized barren lava fields.

Use a an open and free draining amgnimamma compost with little organic matter peat, humus that allows therefore roots to breath as it is rot prone. Downloaded on 01 February Mammillaria magnimamma is easy to cultivate, and makes an interesting specimens. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. It is very variable. Summary [ edit ] Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco.

Mammillaria magnimamma Photo by: In particular the spines are of variable shape and length, occasionally they are very mwmmillaria up to 5 cm long. The seedlings should not be disturbed until they are well rooted, after which they can be planted separately in small pots. Description Mammillaria magnimamma Magnimammx.

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Use shallow pot with good drainage. In parts of its range the species is threatened by local extraction for ornamental plant trade and by the expansion of urbanized areas. Has blue-green body, dirty cream to reddish flower, and no central spines. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Need full sun avoiding only the mmmillaria summer sun, if kept too dark they may become overly lush and greener mxgnimamma could be prone to rotting due to over watering.

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Over time it will produce large clumps. It is an excellent plant for container growing. Do not feed the plants from September onwards as this can cause lush growth which can be fatal during the kammillaria cold months. As it is especially prone to rot under-pot in a smaller container filled with very porous compost.

It grows by producing offsets, and also by dichotomously dividing and doesn’t require any special treatment, but needs as much light as possible without burning the plant, to keep the stems compact. Back to Mammillaria index. It is a small growing, but easily flowering species.

Direct sow after last frost or cuttings. It takes several years to offset, but once it starts it can fill a 40 cm pot in a few years given the best conditions. From late September watering should be reduced to force the plant to go in mammil,aria a state of semi dormancy, by October you should be back in to the winter watering regime. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria magnimamma group. Volume mangimamma,page.


If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may mavnimamma fully reflect those of the original file. It likes a winter’s rest and should be kept almost completely dry during the winter months, If the soil is allowed to be dry for too long root loss could follow but equally the same result would occur if the plants are both wet and cold.

Once the callus forms, the cutting may be inserted in a container filled with firmed cactus potting mix topped with a surface layer of coarse grit. Occasionally mealy bugs they develop aerial into the new growth among mmammillaria wool with disfiguring results, but the worst types develop underground on the roots and are invisible except by their effects. In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!

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In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: Public domain Public domain false false. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. From March onwards the plant will begin to grow and watering should be increased gradually until late May when the plant should be in full growth.

The cuttings should magnomamma in 2 to 6 weeks. Mammillaria magnimamma in the exotic garden of Monaco. Sensitive to red spider mite. During hot weather you may need to water the plants more frequently so long as the plant is actively growing.