Mammillaria Schwarzii
Mammillaria Schwarzii
Mammillaria Schwarzii
Mammillaria Schwarzii
Mammillaria Schwarzii
Mammillaria Schwarzii
Mammillaria Schwarzii
Mammillaria Schwarzii

Mammillaria schwarzii

Flower: Predominantly white and smallish (about 12 mm in diameter) with red or pink midstripes to the petals.

Cultivation and propagation: This species has few special demands. Whatever view one adopts, it is worth a place in every mammillaria collection. Reputedly a hard species to grow for any length of time, a very careful hand with watering will reward the grower with a mound of many small heads forming an irregular pile. The only problem is that it is slow growing, a plant for patient growers.

Watering: It requires careful watering (rot sensitive), and patience to match its slow growth. Care with overhead watering is needed, as the spines will trap water. Extra gritty soil will provide the rapid drainage that is needed.

Exposure: Especially high levels of light will encourage formation of dense spination. Good light conditions will ensure tight growth, when the spination is seen at its best, completely hiding the plant body.

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

Bloom Season All year
Botanical Name Mammillaria schwarzii
Common Name Mammillaria coahuilensis
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Orange
Growth Habit Red or pink
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9
Mature Size 3 cm
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 1.1 °c
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Mammillaria Schwarzii

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

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Mammillaria schwarzii

Flower: Predominantly white and smallish (about 12 mm in diameter) with red or pink midstripes to the petals.

Cultivation and propagation: This species has few special demands. Whatever view one adopts, it is worth a place in every mammillaria collection. Reputedly a hard species to grow for any length of time, a very careful hand with watering will reward the grower with a mound of many small heads forming an irregular pile. The only problem is that it is slow growing, a plant for patient growers.

Watering: It requires careful watering (rot sensitive), and patience to match its slow growth. Care with overhead watering is needed, as the spines will trap water. Extra gritty soil will provide the rapid drainage that is needed.

Exposure: Especially high levels of light will encourage formation of dense spination. Good light conditions will ensure tight growth, when the spination is seen at its best, completely hiding the plant body.

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

Bloom Season All year
Botanical Name Mammillaria schwarzii
Common Name Mammillaria coahuilensis
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Orange
Growth Habit Red or pink
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9
Mature Size 3 cm
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 1.1 °c
Sun Exposure Full sun

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