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Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp. nejapensis
Scientific Name: Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp. nejapensis (Craig & Dawson)D.R. Hunt
Synonym: Mammillaria nejapensis
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  karwinskiana ssp. nejapensis Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix, keep above 40F (4C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade in summer in Phoenix, full sun elsewhere

Origin: Mexico (Oaxaca state, Nejapa)

Growth Habits: Solitary or clumping, cylindrical, green cactus, up to 5 inches tall (15 cm), 3 inches wide (8 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer

Propagation: Seeds

Mammillaria karwinskiana ssp. nejapensis has large white spines, lots of wool at the areole.
The name 'nejapensis' comes from the city of Nejapa in the state of Oaxaca.

Mammillaria  karwinskiana ssp. nejapensis

Blooming Habits:
White, red striped flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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