Mammillaria guelzowiana

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Mammillaria guelzowiana

Post by Diane » Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:43 pm

This is my 8-headed M. guelzowiana surpassing itself today!
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Mammillaria guelzowiana
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Post by Chris43 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:27 pm

Just brilliant!!
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Re: Mammillaria guelzowiana

Post by el48tel » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:14 pm

LOVELY!
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Post by iann » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:33 pm

That's quite something. Even two or three of those flowers at once is spectacular.
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Post by Cidermanrolls » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:27 pm

Awesome
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Re: Mammillaria guelzowiana

Post by juster » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:12 pm

A stunning spectacle Diane, how old is the plant? I find this a tricky species, I've never got it above one head!
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Post by Tony R » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:42 pm

Words fail me, but brilliant! (tu)
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Re: Mammillaria guelzowiana

Post by Diane » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:55 pm

It's many years old, Jean, at a guess probably 15 years old (actually I can't remember!😳)
I do have a single headed one, which shows no sign of offsetting yet.
Both are in clay pots for safety, and well drained potting mix.
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Re: Mammillaria guelzowiana

Post by rodsmith » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:54 am

One of my favourite mams for the size and number of flowers. Mine succumbed after a prolonged period in storage. Yours is gorgeous, Diane.
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Re: Mammillaria guelzowiana

Post by habanerocat » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:39 am

Diane wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:43 pm
This is my 8-headed M. guelzowiana surpassing itself today!
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Lovely, but how do you know it has eight heads?
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