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Mammillaria supertexta
Scientific Name: Mammillaria supertexta Martius ex Pfeiffer
Synonym: Mammillaria martinezii, Mammillaria elegans var. lanata, Mammillaria lanata, Neomammillaria lanata
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  supertexta Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

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

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mexico (northern Oaxaca, southern Puebla)

Growth Habits: Solitary, cylindrical, slow growing to 5 inches tall (12 cm), 2 inches in diameter (5 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds

Needs to be grown with an abundance of sun and little fertilizer to be completely white.

Mammillaria  supertexta

Mammillaria  supertexta

Blooming Habits:
Purplish pink or orange in winter.

Fruiting Habits:

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