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Mammillaria gaumeri SEEDS

Mammillaria gaumeri SEEDS

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Mammillaria gaumeri, commonly known as Gaumer's Nipple Cactus, is a distinctive and visually appealing species of cactus native to the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. This cactus is appreciated for its unique growth pattern and striking features.

Mammillaria gaumeri typically forms solitary or clumping clusters of small, spherical to cylindrical stems. What sets it apart is the dense covering of prominent, long, white spines that completely envelop the stem's surface. These spines create a striking contrast against the cactus's dark green to bluish-green body.

During the spring and early summer, Gaumer's Nipple Cactus produces small, delicate flowers that are usually pink or pale pink in color. These charming blossoms add to the cactus's appeal and attract pollinators.

Caring for Mammillaria gaumeri is relatively straightforward. It thrives in well-draining soil, bright sunlight, and prefers to be watered sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. This cactus is well-suited for both indoor and outdoor cultivation and can be a captivating addition to rock gardens, succulent arrangements, or desert-themed landscapes.

Mammillaria gaumeri's striking appearance and low-maintenance requirements make it a favored choice among cactus enthusiasts and collectors, showcasing the fascinating diversity of cacti found in its native region.

 

Botanical family: Cactaceae

Botanical genus: Mammillaria

Botanical species: Mammillaria gaumeri

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