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Mammillaria mystax            Family: Cactaceae   (Cactus)          


Picture of Mammillaria mystax

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

Type: Perennial, succulent
Hardiness range: 9A - 11
Height: 6" to 8" / 15cm to 20cm
Spread: n/a
Growth rate: Slow
Exposure: Full sun
Persistence: Evergreen
Bloom color: Purple
Bloom season: Early Spring to Early Summer
Bloom attributes: Flowers are rare
Leaf color: n/a
Fruit color: Red
Water requirements: Dry
Soil pH requirements: Neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type: Sandy
Form: Rounded, upright or erect
Landscape uses: Container, specimen
Attributes and features: Native to North America


Mammillaria mystax

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