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

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Occasionally mealy bugs they develop aerial into the new growth among the wool with disfiguring results, but mmammillaria worst types develop underground on the roots and are invisible except by their effects.

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. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original mmammillaria. Some warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success.

Mexican Pincushion Cactus (Mammillaria magnimamma) ·

It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame. Maggnimamma cuttings should root in 2 to 6 weeks. Downloaded on 01 February 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.


Magnimxmma blue-green body, dirty cream to reddish flower, and no central spines. Care must be taken with watering as they tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much water and shade.

Schelle Neomammillaria magnimamma Haw. As it is especially prone to rot under-pot in a smaller container filled with very porous compost.

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Scales are rarely a problem. 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.

Description Mammillaria magnimamma Monaco.

Overhead watering is helpful in controlling mites. Keep dry with ample airflow in winter. 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 amgnimamma. It may be attractive to a 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 mzgnimamma and ventilation.

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.


Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Do not feed the plants from September onwards as this can cause lush growth which can be fatal during the darker cold months.

The following page uses this file: Use shallow pot with good drainage. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be maynimamma wrong. They should be placed in the coarse grit only; this prevents mammullaria cut end from becoming too wet and allows the roots to penetrate the rich compost underneath. The magnimaamma 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.

Mammillaria magnimamma

Water regularly during the summer so long as the plant pot is allowed to drain and not sit in a tray of water. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Mammillaria magnimamma group. Feeding may not be necessary at all if the compost is mahnimamma then, feed in summer only if the plant hasn’t been repotted recently.