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Mammillaria rhodantha ssp. pringlei
Scientific Name: Mammillaria rhodantha ssp. pringlei (J.M. Coult.) D.R. Hunt
Synonym: Cactus pringlei, Mammillaria pringlei, Neomammillaria pringlei, Mammillaria parensis
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  rhodantha ssp. pringlei
Mammillaria pringlei at Holly Gate (copyright Terry Hewitt)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25°F (-3°C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade in summer

Origin: Mexico (San Luis Potosí, Mexico DF)

Growth Habits: Solitary, or slowly branching, barrel shaped, green cactus, up to 10 inches tall (25 cm), 5 inches wide (12 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water. Keep dry in winter.

Propagation: Seeds

The Mammillaria pringlei is named after Cyrus Guernsey Pringle [1838-1911].

Mammillaria  rhodantha ssp. pringlei

Mammillaria  rhodantha ssp. pringlei

Blooming Habits:
Cherry red flowers, 0.4 inches in diameter (1 cm) in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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