Mammillaria

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Hilary

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Mammillaria
« on: March 26, 2016, 09:43:16 AM »
Mammillaria A very slow growing cactus on our south balcony.
I thought I would take offsets to plant up to give as gifts but it is taking a long time for them to reach a suitable size.
Also I don't know just which Mammillaria it is
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Mammillaria
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2020, 05:20:10 AM »
Mammillaria craigii

A cactus seen in the greenhouse of the Royal Botanic Garden, Madrid in April 2018

Cacti are mentioned in THE MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN number 92, April 2018
In A MAN OF A THOUSAND OCCUPATIONS
AND HIS EARLY MELBOURNE GARDEN  by Caroline Davies
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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Re: Mammillaria
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2020, 05:35:23 AM »
Mammillaria bombycina, Silken pincushion cactus, Alfiletero de Seda

Another cactus plant seen in the DESERT ZONE of the Palacio de Cristal de la Arganzuela, Madrid   at the end of March 2018
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care