Mammillaria pygmaea

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Mammillaria pygmaea plant

Plants will become available again in the second week of May, 2017.

Total shipping and handling is $3 on all orders.

All plants are shipped using priority mail with delivery confirmation. Plants are no longer shipped in the months of January, February and into March.

All plants are shipped Bare-root

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Mammillaria pygmaea

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Yes - small container size plant. This variety will occupy a small flower pot comfortably and remain a manageable sized house plant.

Yes - tolerates low light levels. This variety will do well as a houseplant in locations with short periods of direct sun and some indirect or filtered light.

Yes - does well with cool winter time temperatures. This variety will tolerate temperatures down below 50 °F. if the roots are kept dry, and will do very well in a home with energy saving thermostat setting.

Yes - easy care root system. This variety stores water in the parts of the plant which are above the soil leaving the root system small enough to fit into a proportionally sized flower pot.

Yes - flowers easily as a house plant. This variety is likely to flower as a house plant, but results will depend on a variety of growing conditions.

good locations

Potential living space locations include; East, West or South windows and three to four season rooms with partial shade are good, but it will grow better with more light. This species will tolerate very cool days and cold nights, but will need the temperatures to remain above 36 °F. It is possible for this variety to survive freezing temperatures, but cold exposure will cause skin damage. If this variety is to be set outdoors during the growing season it needs to be in a location with plenty of sun and will tolerate lots of rain.

Mammillaria pygmaea is considered to be Mammillaria crinita.

size

Individual stems get little more that a few inches wide and remain shorter than a few inches too. This plant grows into a multiple stem mound which can grow up to about five inches wide and four inches high.

ancestry

Mexico

plant propagation origin

Plants and seeds are grown and propagated by windowsillcactus.com.

items included in purchase

Purchase price includes a bare-root Mammillaria pygmaea plant.

Seeds are available on Mammillaria pygmaea seeds page.

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