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A picture of a Mammillaria backebergiana ssp. ernestii

Mammillaria backebergiana ssp. ernestii

Mammillaria backebergiana ssp. ernestii

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Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

25cm

20cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Mammillaria backebergiana ssp. ernestii Overview

This cactus has a darker green body, a single central spine, generally darker spines, and creates offsets easily.

Common problems with Mammillaria backebergiana ssp. ernestii

How to propagate Mammillaria backebergiana ssp. ernestii

Seed

You can propagate by seed in the spring and summer.

Other uses of Mammillaria backebergiana ssp. ernestii

Grown for their funnel-shaped flowers.