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Mammillaria discolor
Scientific Name: Mammillaria discolor Haw.
Synonym: Chilita discolor., Mammillaria discolor var. schmollii, Neomammillaria schmollii, Mammillaria schmolli, Mammillaria pachyrhiza, Mammillaria discolor var. ochoterenae, Neomammillaria ochoterenae, Mammillaria ginsaumae, Cactus discolor, Neomammillaria discolor, Mammillaria ochoterenae
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  discolor
Mammillaria discolor at Holly Gate (copyright Terry Hewitt)
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Mexico (Hidalgo, Mexico DF, Oaxaca, Puebla)

Growth Habits: Clumping, heads 5 inches in diameter (12 cm), up to 10 inches tall (25 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds, offsets

Mammillaria  discolor

Picture by Terry Hewitt

Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers, 0.5 inches in diameter (1.5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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