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Mammillaria tlalocii
Cactus and succulent plants | House Plant | Magnoliopsida

Distribution - Oaxacana, Mexico. Growing at altitudes of 800 to 1 000 m.

Mammillaria tlalocii 'caespitosa' - cactus global branch at the base. Tulpuna spherical, time becomes columnara, 20 x 7 cm. 16-22 thorns radial, 1-2 mm long. 2.4 spin central, 6-10 mm long, dark brown. Flower pink-carmine, 12-14 x 8-10 mm. February-March period of prosperity. Fruit Baca, pink-carmine, 8-12 x 2-3 mm. Seeds brown.

Growth rate - slowly.

Culture - needs a substrate with a good-drainage and very porous, dry winter lasts. The wet to 15 days from April to September, winter is kept dry. It manages the potassium-based fertilizers in summer. Winter is maintained at a temperature of 8-10 ° C, if kept dry and can withstand up to -5 ° C. Prefers direct sunlight.

Multiplication - November strains formed by splitting the main stems, winter after last risk of frostet. The seeds, germination occurs at 20-30 ° C.

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