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Mammillaria mercadensis
Scientific Name: Mammillaria mercadensis Patoni
Synonym: Ebnerella sinistrohamata, Ebnerella posseltiana, Chilita posseltiana, Mammillaria rettigiana, Ebnerella rettigiana, Escobariopsis sinistrohamata, Escobariopsis rettigiana, Chilita sinistrohamata, Mammillaria posseltiana, Chilita rettigiana, Ebnerella mercadensis, Mammillaria ocamponis, Neomammillaria mercandensis, Chilita mercadensis, Escobariopsis mercandensis, Mammillaria berkiana, Mammillaria flavihamata, Mammillaria nazasensis, Mammillaria pennispinosa var. nazasensis, Escobariopsis pennispinosa ssp. nazasensis, Mammillaria sinistrohamata
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  mercadensis
Mammillaria mercadensis at the Huntington Gardens in early July (HBG36309)
Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix to 28F (-2C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Mexico (Durango)

Growth Habits: Stems 2-3 inches across (5-7 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage


Blooming Habits:
Light pink flowers, 0.4 inch in diameter (1 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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