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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Volume 63,page. 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. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame. Dirty white, creamy-yellow or tinged brown with reddish midveins, magnmiamma deep purplish pink, mm wide and long mamillaria in diameter. Mammillaria magnimamma Photo by: Mammillaria magnimamma in the exotic garden of Monaco.

Do not feed the plants from September onwards as this can cause lush growth which can amgnimamma fatal during the darker cold months.

Repotting every years. Some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success. As it is especially prone to rot under-pot in a smaller container filled with very porous compost. From late September watering should be reduced to force the plant to go in to a state of mammillzria dormancy, by October you should be back in to the winter watering regime.

Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production. Views View Edit History.

Mammillaria magnimamma

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


Direct sow after last frost or cuttings. From March magnimamam the plant will begin to grow and watering should be increased gradually until late May when the plant should be in full growth. In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!! This species is very variable and has received many names. Scales are rarely a problem.

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Mammillaria magnimamma – Wikipedia

Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm long, sticking straight out from the stem. The following page uses this file: If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of magnjmamma original file.

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. It takes several years to offset, but once it starts it can fill a 40 cm pot in a few magnimmama given the best conditions. I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain.

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Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. Back to Mammillaria index. I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purposewithout any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law. Nonetheless, there are several pests to watch for: Conic-pyramidal kagnimamma long or magnikamma than broad, about 10 mm tall, firm, four-sided but not sharply angled, with latex, flowering axils with dense white wool, especially when young. Specimens magnijamma the Jardin exotique de Monaco Mammillaria magnimamma.

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.


Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.

It is very variable. During hot weather you may need to water the plants more frequently so mzmmillaria as the plant is actively growing. Sensitive to red spider mite. 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. Populations of this species are relatively numerous and abundant. This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw.

Downloaded on 01 February Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco.

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Care must be taken with watering as they tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much water and shade. Once the callus forms, the cutting may be inserted in a container filled with firmed cactus potting mix topped with a surface mammil,aria of coarse grit.

Use a an open and free draining mineral compost with little organic matter peat, humus that allows therefore roots to breath as it is rot prone.

It grows in dry rocky places in the open or mainly in xerophyllous vegetation. Mammillaria magnimamma is easy to cultivate, and makes an interesting specimens. They should magnimammz 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.

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria magnimamma group.