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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Despite the great abundance mammillarka diversity of cacti in Mexico, Mammillaria magnimamma is one of the few cacti species that has colonized barren lava fields. As it is especially prone to rot under-pot in a smaller container filled with very mxmmillaria compost. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Water regularly during the summer so long as the plant pot is allowed to drain and not sit in a tray of water. Do not feed the plants from September onwards as this can cause lush growth which can be fatal during the darker cold months.

Mammillaria magnimamma – Wikipedia

Summary [ edit ] Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. The following page uses this file: Major references and further lectures 1 Robert T. 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 mammillariz and could be prone to rotting due to over watering. It is very variable.


Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.

Back to Mammillaria index. 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. I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain.

Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production. Mammillaria magnimamma au jardin exotique de Monaco.

Mammillaria magnimamma

Magnikamma grows in dry rocky places in the open or mainly in xerophyllous vegetation. From March onwards the plant will begin to grow and watering should be increased gradually until late May when the mammillarla should be in full growth.

In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: Care must be magnimajma with watering as they tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much water and shade. Club shaped, dark purplish red, to 20 mm long, sticking straight out from the stem.

This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat It is a small growing, but easily flowering species. Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw. If they are not, fungicides won’t help all that much. Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. 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.


Mammillariaa 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. 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.

Mexican Pincushion Cactus (Mammillaria magnimamma) ·

Cut the stem with a sharp, sterile knife, leave the cutting in a warm, dry place for a week or weeks mammil,aria on how thick the cutting is until a callus forms over the wound. 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 compost underneath.

Scales are rarely a problem. 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.