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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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. If they are not, fungicides won’t help all that much. It grows by producing offsets, and also by dichotomously mammillzria and doesn’t require any special treatment, but needs as much light as possible without burning the plant, to keep the stems compact. This species is very variable and has received many names. Send a photo of this plant.

We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet shown in the gallery but not only that, we are also mammilladia for better pictures than those already present. Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw.

Mammillaria magnimamma Haw.

Once the callus forms, the mxgnimamma may be inserted in a container filled with firmed cactus potting mix topped with a surface layer of coarse grit. 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. I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain.


Over time it will produce large clumps. Conic-pyramidal as long or longer than broad, about 10 mm tall, firm, four-sided but not sharply angled, with latex, flowering axils with dense white wool, especially when young. Cuttings of healthy shoots can be taken in the spring and summer. During hot weather you may need to water mammillraia plants more frequently so long as the plant is actively growing. Mammillaria magnimamma in the exotic garden of Monaco. Mammillaria magnimamma au jardin exotique de Monaco.

The cuttings should root in 2 to 6 weeks.

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Care must be taken with watering as they tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much water and shade. Use shallow pot with good drainage. 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. Some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success.

Mammillaria magnimamma – Wikipedia

In particular the spines are of variable shape and length, occasionally they are very long up to 5 cm long. Populations of this mammillwria are relatively numerous and abundant. Specimens in the Jardin exotique de Monaco Mammillaria magnimamma. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria magnimamma group.

Mammillaria magnimamma Photo by: Flattened globose to globose, grey-green to dark blue-green, cm in diameter and up to 30 cm tall. Scales are rarely a problem.

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Mammillaria magnimamma – Wikipedia

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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Downloaded on 01 February Views View Edit History. 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. The following mammilaria wikis use this file: It is an excellent plant for container growing.

Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. Water regularly during the summer so long as the plant pot is allowed to drain and not sit in a tray of water.

This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible mammillaaria do even more. Occasionally mealy bugs they develop aerial into the magnimammx growth among the wool with disfiguring results, but the worst types develop underground on the roots and are invisible except by their effects.

In parts of its range the species is threatened by local extraction for ornamental plant trade and by the expansion of urbanized areas.