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Old Lady Cactus
Scientific Name: Mammillaria hahniana Werderm.
Family: Cactaceae
Old Lady Cactus (Mammillaria  hahniana)
Mammillaria hahniana in early December
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20F (-6C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Mexico (Guanajuato)

Growth Habits: Solitary or clumping, spherical, green cactus, stems up to 3 inches in diameter (8 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds

The Old Lady Cactus is a good starter for a budding cactus collection.

Old Lady Cactus (Mammillaria  hahniana)

Blooming Habits:
Rings of purplish red flowers in winter and early spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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