Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Mammillaria zeilmanniana

Mammillaria zeilmanniana

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Mammillaria zeilmanniana is a dark green globular plant with red central spines and has clusters of white radial spines. Rings of reddish violet flowers are usually present. Theses are one of the most prolific bloomers of the Mammillarias.

Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 13-24, 29, 30, USDA: 9-10
Frost tolerance: Hardy to 20°F (-6°C) if kept dry.
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: Guanajuato state, central Mexico
Growth habits: Clumping, spherical, dark green cactus, up to 5" tall (12 cm), 3 inches wide (8 cm)
Watering needs: Regular water in summer
Propagation: Seeds
Blooming habits: The Mammillaria zeilmanniana is one of the most prolific bloomers among the Mammillarias. The white or red-violet flowers (depending on the clone) can come at any time most of the year.

 

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

Blooming Season End of dry season
Common Name Rose pincushion cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Pink
Frost Tolerance -6°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11b
Height 12 cm
Origin Central mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Mammillaria zeilmanniana
Shape globular
Sun Exposure Full sun

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JJ
08/05/2022
Jeffrey J.
United States

Very happy

This plant and all others I have purchased from Planet Desert are doing great. Growing and several are blooming.

CD
01/07/2022
Cactus D.
United States United States

What a beauty! �

Received this beautiful cactus. It was a very nice specimen. It was a nice size and in pristine condition. Shipping was super fast. They had it out the day of the order. I ordered after midnight. Lol Planet Desert is awesome!

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05/22/2020
Christine W.

Arrived promptly and well packaged, all he...

Arrived promptly and well packaged, all healthy!!!

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02/12/2020
Aalm W.

It arrived fast and packed well. This was...

It arrived fast and packed well. This was a great gift!

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10/23/2019
Mandy M.

Item arrived safely packaged and on time....

Item arrived safely packaged and on time. Very healthy and beautiful.

Mammillaria zeilmanniana

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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 are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. 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 any time.

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