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. Some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success. 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.

Summary [ maynimamma ] Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. 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. During hot weather you may need to water mabnimamma plants more frequently so long as the plant is actively growing.

In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!! Cuttings of healthy shoots can be taken in the spring jagnimamma summer. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Major mahnimamma and further lectures 1 Robert T. Mammillaria magnimamma au jardin exotique de Monaco. 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. 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 mammilllaria underneath.


Magnimwmma following page uses this file: Mammillaria magnimamma Photo by: It is an excellent plant for container growing. 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. The seedlings should not be disturbed until they are well rooted, after which they can be planted separately in small pots.

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Views View Edit History. 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. If they are not, fungicides won’t help all that much. Dirty white, creamy-yellow or tinged brown with reddish midveins, to deep purplish pink, mm wide and long and in diameter. Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. 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 look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame. Over time it will produce large clumps. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Repotting every years.


It may be attractive to mammillarja 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. In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: 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.

Scales are rarely a problem. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria magnimamma group.

Mammillaria magnimamma {Cactaceae} Mexican Pincushion

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The following other wikis use this file: 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. Sensitive to red spider mite. Care must be taken with watering as they tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much water and shade.