April 2018 - Mammillarias

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April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby MikeT » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:57 pm

Surprisingly, it seems that Mammillaria hasn't been chosen previously as a topic, so that's the April competition. It could be spines
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or flowers
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or a bit of both
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or anything else Mammillaria.
So what Mamm photos do you have?
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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby Chris L » Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:16 pm

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Mammillaria carmenae


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Mammilaria baumii


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Mammillaria swinglei


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Mammillaria supertexta


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Mammillaria carmenae
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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby DaveW » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:49 pm

None in flower at the moment, so it will have to be old ones as space fillers to get it started.

Mammillaria pectinifera (white flower form)

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Mammillaria guelzowiana

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Mammillaria estabanensis

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Mammillaria saboae

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Mammillaria sanchez-mejoradae

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Mammillaria lenta

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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby Diane » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:18 pm

These photos were taken on April 2nd 2014, so almost exactly 4 years ago, and demonstrate how far advanced they were compared to this year. They are only just showing buds this year and haven't yet been watered, very late in comparison!

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Mammillopsis senilis
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Mammillaria pennispinosa
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Mammillaria schwarzii
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Mammillaria moelleriana
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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby Frank103 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:24 pm

Diane, all your four plants are awesome!!
I have never managed such rings of flowers on any of my Mamms...

Diane wrote:These photos were taken on April 2nd 2014, so almost exactly 4 years ago, and demonstrate how far advanced they were compared to this year. They are only just showing buds this year and haven't yet been watered, very late in comparison!
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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby Frank103 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:27 pm

Mammillaria guelzowiana, one of my favourites
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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby Sheila » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:39 pm

When I grow up I want to be a beautiful plant like Diane's

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Me too
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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby Sylvia » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:16 am

A few of my Mammillarias:-

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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby rodsmith » Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:21 pm

Here are some of mine.

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Mammillaria bocasana ssp eschauzieri


Mammillaria guelzowiana flowers 27 June 2015.JPG
Mammillaria guelzowiana


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Mammillaria hahniana


Mammillaria longiflora flowers 13 May 2014.JPG
Mammillaria longiflora


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Mammillaria moelleriana


Mammillaria saboae v haudeana (LAU 777) flower 29 June 2015.JPG
Mammillaria saboae v. haudeana LAU777


Mammillaria senilis flowers 10 May 2014.jpg
Mammillaria senilis
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Re: April 2018 - Mammillarias

Postby Jim_Mercer » Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:03 pm

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Mammillaria perezdelarosae

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