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Cochemiea maritima
Scientific Name: Cochemiea maritima Lindsay
Synonym: Mammillaria maritima, Mammillaria pondii ssp. maritima
Family: Cactaceae
Cochemiea  maritima
Cochemiea maritima from Miles2Go
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Mexico: Pacific coast of Baja California

Growth Habits: Clumping cactus, clusters up to 40 inches across (1 m), stems up to 20 inches long (50 cm), 2.5 inches in diameter (7 cm)

Watering Needs:

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

Blooming Habits:
Long scarlet flowers, up to 1.6 inches long - 4 cm, 0.8 inch wide (2 cm), followed by red fruits

Fruiting Habits:

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