Mammillaria Duwei

Product Description
$ 8.20

Mammillaria Duwei 

(This plant comes in a 2 3/4" pot. 
You will receive a very similar plant to the one on the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Mammillaria duwei is a small solitary rarely offsetting plants that eventually forms tiny mounds. It is a small growing, but easily flowering, species that will make clumps given the best conditions.
Stems: Heads 3,5 to 6 cm in diameter, 2-4 cm high, dark green, soft, globoid, flattened-globose, to shortly cylindrical.
Tubercles: Small, clavate 4-5 mm high, With a woolly axil and little hair.
Central spines: 0-1 or 2 (occasiaonally 4). The long central spine is not present on all the clones, yellowish, hooked, to 8 mm long, pubescent.
Radial spines: 28-36, acicular, thin, white, brownish at base, pubescent, 3,5-4 mm long, interlacing and densely wrapped against the body of the cactus.
Flowers: Funnel-form, less deeply set, yellowish/cream to light yellow, about 20 mm long and in diameter. Inner segments lanceolate, widely spreading, accuminate, style and stigma lobes greenish.
Blooming season: Flowers readily, and for a long period from spring to the early summer.
Fruits: Light red to red, elongated.
Seeds: Blackish brown.
Hardiness: Reputedly sensitive to frost , but less so if kept on the dry side prior to, and during, cold weather (hardy to -5° C for short periods). However warmth throughout the year will increase the grower's success (minimum 5° to 8°C during rest season).
Exposition: Outside bright sun, filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Subject to sunburn if exposed to direct sun for too long. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production.



All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout.

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Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, you will get a heat pack free of charge.

To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Care Instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at the email address below:

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