Mammillaria Senilis Cochemia Senilis
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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.
The growth rate of Mammillaria senilis is slow.
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.
These cacti need well-drained succulent soil with 70 to 80% mineral grit like coarse sand, pumice, or perlite.
This wonderful desert plant belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11 and has a frost tolerance of 0° C (32° F).
Mammillaria senilis needs light sunlight to grow.
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|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11|
|Height||Under 6 in|
|Scientific Name||Mammillaria senilis|
|Sun Exposure||Light shade|