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 – Wikipedia

I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain. 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. Repotting every years. Some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success. Do not feed the plants from September onwards as this can cause lush growth which mammillwria be fatal during the darker cold months.

Feeding may not be necessary at all if the compost is fresh then, feed in summer only if the plant hasn’t been repotted recently.

Direct sow after last frost or cuttings. Specimens in the Jardin exotique de Monaco Mammillaria magnimamma.

Major references and further lectures 1 Robert T. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. If they are not, fungicides won’t help all that much. Use shallow pot with good drainage. Mammillaria magnimamma is easy to cultivate, and makes an interesting specimens. It grows in dry rocky places in the open or mainly in xerophyllous vegetation. magnimakma


In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!! This magnimmama was last edited on 9 Novemberat 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.

Mammillaria magnimamma

During hot weather you may need to water the plants more frequently so long as the plant is actively growing. Retrieved from ” https: In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: The following page uses this file: By using this mammi,laria, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The seedlings should not be disturbed until they are well rooted, after which they can be planted separately in small pots. 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. Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

I grant anyone the right to use this work for any purposewithout any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law. 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.


Flattened globose to globose, grey-green to dark blue-green, cm in majmillaria and up to 30 cm nammillaria. Dirty white, creamy-yellow magnumamma tinged brown with reddish midveins, to deep purplish pink, mm wide and long and in diameter.

Sensitive to red spider mite. It is very variable. Mammillaria magnimamma is a mammillsria 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 magnimammq level. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame. Water regularly during the summer so long as the plant pot is allowed to drain and not sit in a tray of water.

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. Mammillaria magnimamma in the exotic garden of Monaco. Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. 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.