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17 Aug : 11:53

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mammillaria.jpgThe life cycle of mamilariite coincide with our seasons. During the period of growth - from spring to late summer, plants are watered sparingly. It is important to be planted in light sandy soil and are placed in the sun. Most species prefer to winter sleeping at 8.10 degrees without watering. If you spend the winter in heating a room to be watered, even in 15-20 days. However, raising such a negative effect on flowering. In March should begin gently to ground, then watering and less mamilariite to make them "wake up".

Different species of cactus that are widespread in the southern states of the United States, in Mexico, Central America, Cuba and other islands of the Caribbean Sea. In nature are small globular or obtegnata shape with single or branched stems.

A genus of mamilariite (Mammilaria) is among the largest in the Cacti family. It includes over 400 species distributed in Mexico's southern states of the United States, Central and South America. Mamilariite much more commonly found in sills among other flowers than any other type of cactus. Among them there are very modest and simple parental species, but also many whims and therefore less common. It is not difficult to identify. They are relatively small, with globular or cylindrical shape. Some have single stems, others are full of detki, and others form dense carpets. Their distinguishing feature is the so-called cheated (from Latin mammilla - dug), which cover spiral stem.

Cheat for different species are very diverse in shape, size and quantity. On their tops are areola, crowned by thorns or different strands stigmas. They fascinate directly with its diversity - straight, curved, smooth or rough, shiny or opaque, hard or soft like a feather. Colors in mamilariite not appear on the areola and from the breasts of yesteryear cheats, and are located around the coronet as the top of the plant. They are usually small, colored in various shades of white, yellow and red. After the overblown mamilariite remain with vencheta again, but now the fruits that decorate them for several months.

Are extremely diverse and their spikes. Thanks to them, most species are beautiful even when not flowering tsaftyat.Kaktusat with many flowers, which are available in the form of coronal and appear continuously throughout the summer. Winter kept in cool rooms at temperatures about 8.10 C. This type of cactus are svetlolyubivi, but must be kept out of direct sunlight. Is sprinkled with dry soil.

Do not require spraying, but demanding to fresh air in the hot days must open the windows.

Since mimmilariyata loves small, shallow pots, adult must transplant them only if the pot has become apparent narrow.

Propagation: be propagated by seed and cuttings.

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