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Mammillaria hernandezii
Scientific Name: Mammillaria hernandezii Glass & Foster
Synonym: Bartschella hernandezii
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  hernandezii
Mammillaria hernandezii in early December
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-4C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Mexico (Oaxaca)

Growth Habits: Solitary, up to 1 inch tall, 1.5 inch diameter (2.5 by 4 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage


Slow growing

Mammillaria  hernandezii

Blooming Habits:
In late fall, the Mammillaria hernandezii has a striking 1-inch wide fuschia red flower that closes at night. With the intricacy of the spine patterns and the delicacy of the flower, this Mammillaria is a gem.

Fruiting Habits:

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