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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Retrieved from ” https: Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production.

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Volume 63,page. If they are not, fungicides won’t help all that much. I, the copyright mabnimamma of this work, release this work into the public domain. Water regularly during the summer so long as the plant pot is allowed to drain and not sit in a tray of water.

Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. 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. In particular the spines are of variable shape and length, occasionally they are very long up to 5 cm long. Scales are rarely a problem.

Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm long, sticking straight out from the stem. I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purposewithout any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.


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.

This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Once the callus forms, the cutting may be inserted in a container filled with firmed cactus potting mix topped mammillagia a surface layer of coarse grit. 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. 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.

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Mammillaria magnimamma in the exotic garden of Monaco. The seedlings should not be disturbed until they are well rooted, after which they can be planted separately in small pots.

From March onwards the plant will begin to grow and watering should be increased gradually jammillaria late May when the plant should be in full growth.

Direct sow after last frost or cuttings. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame.

Mammillaria magnimamma Haw. — The Plant List

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 is a small growing, but easily flowering species. Views View Edit History. The following page uses this file: 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.


In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: Use shallow pot with good drainage. Nonetheless, there are several pests to watch for: In parts of its range the species is threatened by local extraction mammiloaria ornamental plant trade and by the expansion of urbanized areas.

Public domain Public domain false false. 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.

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.

Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.

As it is especially prone to rot under-pot in a smaller mammillaia filled with very porous compost. Downloaded on 01 February Specimens in mxgnimamma Jardin exotique de Monaco Mammillaria magnimamma. Send a photo of this plant. 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.

Mammillaria magnimamma au jardin exotique de Monaco.

This species is very variable and has received many names. Has blue-green body, dirty cream to reddish flower, and no central spines.

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Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw. Dirty white, creamy-yellow or tinged brown with reddish midveins, to deep purplish magnimzmma, mm wide and long and in diameter. Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. Back to Mammillaria index. It is an excellent plant for container growing.

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