Mammillaria spinosissima “Redheaded Irishmen” has very attractive copper/red coloured spines and is one of the most beautiful mammillarias. It is a columnar plant and is usually solitary but they can form pups on old plants. The colour of the spines vary from red or rust to white, it forms nice clumps of columns densely spun with bright coppery red spines and has a cylindrical dark blue-green stem rarely exceeding 30cm in height,6-7cm in diameter, without latex. It grows low to the ground in solitary or clusters and its flowers produce generally bright red berries that are club-shaped smooth and juicy, mammillaria thrive in well-drained soils that are sandy, they prefer low humidity and full filtered sun. These are suitable to be grown in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions.
|Colour - Primary||Green/Lime|
|Bloom Colour||Red Bloom|
|Cold Hardiness||Zone 10 (30F)|
|Light Conditions||Bright Indoor Light, Filtered / Partial Sun|
|Maximum Rosette Size||7"-8"|
|Growth Habit/ Shape||Vertical Tower|
|Special Characteristic||Showy Blooms, Lots of Offsets|
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Only a few online retailers can match the generous size of our Mammillaria spinosissima. Mainaam Garden is the largest Cymbidium Orchid nursery in Asia that endeavours to provide you with a premium quality product at a great low price.
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