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Mammillaria huitzilopochtli ssp. huitzilopochtli
Scientific Name: Mammillaria huitzilopochtli ssp. huitzilopochtli D.R. Hunt
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  huitzilopochtli ssp. huitzilopochtli Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-11

Frost Tolerance: Probably tender below 32F (0C), avoid frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Oaxaca (Mexico)

Growth Habits: Solitary, club-shaped, up to 5 inches tall (13 cm), 3.5 inches wide (8 cm); generally no central spines

Watering Needs: Moderate water. Keep dry in winter.


Most of the clones have short, light grey spines. Occasionally, they have longer black central spines.

Mammillaria  huitzilopochtli ssp. huitzilopochtli

Blooming Habits:
Small bright pink flowers in late winter

Fruiting Habits:

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