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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In particular the spines are of variable shape and length, occasionally they are very long up to 5 cm long. Dirty white, creamy-yellow or tinged brown with reddish midveins, to deep purplish pink, mm wide and long and in diameter.

Mammillaria magnimamma Photo by: The cuttings should root in 2 to 6 weeks. This species is very variable and has received many names. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria magnimamma group.

Sensitive to red spider mite. Mammillaria magnimamma in the exotic garden of Monaco. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame.

Mexican Pincushion Cactus (Mammillaria magnimamma) ยท

Retrieved from ” https: The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Occasionally mealy bugs they develop aerial into the new growth among the ,agnimamma with disfiguring results, but the worst types develop underground on the roots and are invisible except by their effects.


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

Public domain Public domain false false. 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. Keep dry with ample airflow matnimamma winter.

matnimamma The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more. Cuttings of healthy shoots can be taken in the spring and summer.

Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.

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.

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.

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. 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. 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.


Downloaded on 01 February We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet shown in the gallery but not only that, we mammillatia also looking for better pictures than those already present. 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.

It is an excellent plant for container growing. Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!

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Scales are rarely a problem. 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. Back to Mammillaria index. Volume 63,page. Feeding may not be necessary at all if the compost is fresh mwmmillaria, feed in summer only if the plant hasn’t been repotted recently.