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Watering Notes:

Regular = 2-3 times per week

Moderate = Once a week

Infrequent = Once every few weeks (when the soil is dry several inches down)

 

Lighting Notes:

Full Sun =  6-8 hours of direct sunlight
 
Part Shade = Filtered sunlight or direct sun for only a few hours
 
Shade:  Bright light but no direct sunlight

Mammillaria celsiana

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

 

 

 

Mammillaria duwei

Mammillaria duweiOrigin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

 

 

 

 

Mammillaria dixanthocentron

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

 

 

 

 

 

Mammillaria elongata 

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Full Sun

Water:  Moderate






Mammillaria gracilis v fragilis

Mammillaria gracilisThimble Cactus

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

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The Thimble Cactus is a prolific flower producer forming nice clusters over time.  Take care not to keep the soil too moist to prevent fungal infection. 

Offsets are only loosely attached and are easily removed to start new plants.

 

Mammillaria hahniana

Old Lady Cactus

Origin: Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

Mammillaria hahniana







Mammillaria hernandezii 

MammillariaOrigin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade 

Water:  Moderate





Mammillaria huizilopochtli

Mammillaria huizilopochtliOrigin:  Mexico

Light:  Full Sun

Water:  Moderate

 

 

 

 

 

Mammillaria lasicantha

Mammillaria lasicantha

Lace-Spine Cactus

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Full Sun

Water:  Moderate

 

 

Mammillaria magnimamma

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Full Sun

Water:   Infrequent











Mammillaria microhelia

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate





Mammillaria mystax

Mammillaria mystax

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mammillaria nejapensis

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

 

 

 

 

 

Mammillaria plumosa

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

 

 

 

 

Mammillaria pringlei

Mammillaria pringlei

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mammillaria sphaerica (Dolichothele sphaerica)

Mammillaria sphaericaOrigin:  USA (Texas) / Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

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Mammillaria sphaerica is a globular specimen with large light yellow flowers in Spring / Summer.

The tubercles are pronounced and fleshy; breaking off easily.  

 





Mammillaria spinosissima

Mammillaria spinosissimaRed Headed Irishman

Origin:  Mexico

Light:  Part Shade

Water:  Moderate

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A solitary Mammillaria starting out globose, becoming more columnar with age.  Fuschia colored flowers ring the crown in Spring.