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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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Views View Edit History. Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw. This species is very variable and has received many names. Sensitive to red spider mite. It grows in dry rocky places in the open or mainly in xerophyllous vegetation. In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: Tends to bronze in strong mwmmillaria, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production.

Summary [ edit ] Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. Has blue-green body, dirty cream to reddish flower, and no central spines.

Mammillaria magnimamma – Wikipedia

As it is especially prone to rot under-pot in a smaller container filled with very porous compost. Mammillaria magnimamma Photo by: Back to Mammillaria index. I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain.

They should be placed in the coarse grit only; this prevents the cut end from becoming too wet and allows the roots to penetrate the rich compost underneath. The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more. I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purposewithout any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

Feeding may not be necessary at all if the compost is fresh then, feed in summer only if the plant hasn’t been repotted recently.


Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.

If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not 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 mmammillaria be dry for too long root loss could follow but equally the same result would occur if the plants are both wet and cold.

In parts of its range the species is threatened by local extraction for ornamental plant trade and by the expansion of urbanized areas. Flattened globose to globose, grey-green to dark blue-green, cm in diameter and up to 30 cm tall.

Direct sow after last frost or cuttings. Cut the stem with a sharp, sterile knife, leave the cutting in a warm, mammillwria place for a week or weeks depending on how thick the cutting is until a callus forms over the wound. Major references and further lectures 1 Robert T. Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm long, sticking straight out from the stem.

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Occasionally mealy bugs they develop aerial into the new growth among the wool with disfiguring results, but the worst types develop underground on the roots and are invisible except by their effects.

Care must be taken with watering as they tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much mammillraia and shade. Volume 63,page.

Need full sun avoiding only the harshest summer sun, if kept too dark they may become overly lush and greener and could be prone to rotting due to over watering. During hot weather you may need to water the plants more frequently so long as the plant is actively growing. Specimens in the Jardin exotique de Monaco Mammillaria magnimamma. We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet shown in the gallery but not only that, we are also looking for better pictures than those already present.


Mammillaria magnimamma au jardin exotique de Monaco. 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.

Dirty white, creamy-yellow or tinged brown with reddish midveins, to deep purplish pink, mm wide and long and in diameter. Repotting every years.

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Once the callus forms, the cutting may be inserted in mammillaira container filled with firmed cactus potting mix topped with a surface layer of coarse grit. Despite the great abundance and diversity of cacti in Mexico, Mammillaria magnimamma is one of the few cacti species that has colonized barren lava fields. The seedlings should not be disturbed until they are well rooted, after which they can be planted separately in small pots.

Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. Scales are rarely a problem. Use shallow pot with good drainage.

From late September watering should be reduced to force the plant to go in to a state of semi dormancy, by October you should be back in to the winter watering regime. It may be attractive to a variety of insects, but plants in good condition should be nearly pest-free, particularly if they are grown in a mineral potting-mix, with good exposure and ventilation. Populations of this species are relatively numerous and abundant.