Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera
Mammillaria Pectinifera

Looking for a low-maintenance cactus that can add some charm to your indoor or outdoor space? Look no further than the Mammillaria pectinifera, a striking member of the Mammillaria. Native to Mexico, it is commonly known for its unique and eye-catching appearance.  

This Mammillaria cactus typically has a solitary growth habit; with its cylindrical stems that can grow up to 2 inches in diameter. These squat, spherical stems are covered in rows of small, white, and bristle-like flattened spines, giving the Mammillaria pectinifera a distinctive texture.  

When it comes to Mammillaria care, the Mammillaria pectinifera is relatively easy to maintain. It thrives in well-draining soil and requires full sunlight to partial shade to promote healthy growth. It is drought-tolerant, like most cacti, and should be watered sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. This Mammillaria cactus prefers warmer temperatures, making it suitable for outdoor cultivation in USDA zone 9-11. 

The flowers of Mammillaria pectinifera bloom during the spring or early summer. These vibrant flowers can vary in color, ranging from shades of pink and purple to white or yellow.  

Propagation of the Mammillaria pectinifera can be done through various methods, including seeds and offsets. With patience and proper care, this Mammillaria pectinifera cactus can grow into a stunning specimen, adding a touch of desert beauty to any collection. 

Bloom Season Spring, early summer
Botanical Name Mammillaria pectinifera
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White, pink
Genus Mammillaria
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size Up to 2 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type well-draining soil
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Watering Needs Low

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Mammillaria Pectinifera

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Looking for a low-maintenance cactus that can add some charm to your indoor or outdoor space? Look no further than the Mammillaria pectinifera, a striking member of the Mammillaria. Native to Mexico, it is commonly known for its unique and eye-catching appearance.  

This Mammillaria cactus typically has a solitary growth habit; with its cylindrical stems that can grow up to 2 inches in diameter. These squat, spherical stems are covered in rows of small, white, and bristle-like flattened spines, giving the Mammillaria pectinifera a distinctive texture.  

When it comes to Mammillaria care, the Mammillaria pectinifera is relatively easy to maintain. It thrives in well-draining soil and requires full sunlight to partial shade to promote healthy growth. It is drought-tolerant, like most cacti, and should be watered sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. This Mammillaria cactus prefers warmer temperatures, making it suitable for outdoor cultivation in USDA zone 9-11. 

The flowers of Mammillaria pectinifera bloom during the spring or early summer. These vibrant flowers can vary in color, ranging from shades of pink and purple to white or yellow.  

Propagation of the Mammillaria pectinifera can be done through various methods, including seeds and offsets. With patience and proper care, this Mammillaria pectinifera cactus can grow into a stunning specimen, adding a touch of desert beauty to any collection. 

Bloom Season Spring, early summer
Botanical Name Mammillaria pectinifera
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White, pink
Genus Mammillaria
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size Up to 2 in. wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat resistant, pest resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type well-draining soil
Special Features Easy to maintain
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Watering Needs Low

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