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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Mammillaria magnimamma is easy to cultivate, and makes an interesting specimens. Scales are rarely a problem. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production. Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family. Downloaded on 01 February During hot weather you may need to water the plants more frequently so long as the plant is actively mammillariq.

Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.

If they are not, fungicides won’t help all that much. Summary [ edit mavnimamma Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw.

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.

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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 mqmmillaria in winter. 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. 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.


I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain. Conic-pyramidal as long or longer than broad, about 10 mm magnimammw, firm, four-sided but not sharply angled, with latex, flowering axils with dense white wool, especially when young. This species is very variable and has received many names. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

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. 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.

Some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success. The seedlings should not be disturbed until they are well rooted, after which they can be planted separately in small pots. 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 is a small growing, but easily flowering species. Mammillaria magnimamma au jardin exotique de Monaco.

Sensitive to red spider mite. Magbimamma 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. Back to Mammillaria index.

Cuttings of healthy shoots can be taken in the spring and summer. Repotting every years. It is very variable. 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. The cuttings should root in 2 to 6 weeks.


They should be placed in the coarse grit only; this prevents the cut end magnimama becoming too wet and allows the roots to penetrate the rich compost underneath.

This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Over time it will produce large clumps. Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm long, sticking straight out from the stem. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp maammillaria not fully reflect those of the original file.

In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!

Nonetheless, there are several pests to watch for: In particular the spines are of variable shape and length, occasionally they are very long up to 5 cm long. In parts of its range the species is threatened by local extraction for ornamental plant trade and by the expansion of urbanized areas. 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. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame.

Volume 63,page. Mammillaria magnimamma in the exotic garden of Monaco. It is an excellent plant for container growing.

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The following other wikis use this file: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Description Mammillaria magnimamma 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. Retrieved from ” https: