2 inch mammillaria senilis

Mammillaria Senilis Cochemia Senilis

Mammillaria Senilis is a beautiful round-shaped cactus plant that is commonly known as ’Cochemia Senilis’. A native of Mexico, it belongs to the Cactaceae family and grows up to 6 inches in height. These cacti enter dormancy in winter.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of Mammillaria senilis is slow.

Flowering

These plants bloom in lovely red colors during mid-spring.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Cochemia senilis needs sufficient water, but overwater will destroy the cactus. The plant does not need much fertilizer, but with extra nutrition, it will grow better.

Soil

These cacti need well-drained succulent soil with 70 to 80% mineral grit like coarse sand, pumice, or perlite.

Hardiness

This wonderful desert plant belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11 and has a frost tolerance of 0° C (32° F).

Light

Mammillaria senilis needs light sunlight to grow.

Propagation

The best method to propagate these cacti is through offsets and seeds.

Mammillaria Senilis is the​​ largest genus of Cacti in the Cactaceae family. Its beautiful red flowers are eye-catching and get special attention.  ​

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Mid spring
Common Name Cochemia senilis
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance 0°c
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11
Height Under 6 in
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 2 inch
Scientific Name 2 inch mammillaria senilis
Shape Funnel-shaped
Sun Exposure Light shade

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2 inch mammillaria senilis

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