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Mammillaria crinita f. zeilmanniana

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Mammillaria (mam-mil-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: crinita f. zeilmanniana

Synonym:Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Synonym:Neomammillaria zeilmanniana
Synonym:Chilita zeilmanniana
Synonym:Ebnerella zeilmanniana

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Light Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Pink
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Mar 26, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Common species of Mammillaria- has profuse halo of pink (sometimes white) flowers around top of each column. Clumper (dichotomously)- rarely solitary. Does well in pots. EAsy to rot if watered to much in fall and early winter.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hereford, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Oak View, California
San Francisco, California



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