Mammillaria san-angelensis Sánchez-Mejorada is a cactus near to extinction which has been successfully micro-propagated in vitro [1]. In vitro. Welcome to the famous Dave’s Garden website. Join our friendly community that shares tips and ideas for gardens, along with seeds and plants. Mammillaria species are the most numerous within Cactaceae family, and some of In vitro mass propagation of the near-extinct Mammillaria san-angelensis.

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Hunt Mammillaria dioica f. It is a free-flowering and relatively easy plant to grow. Conical, terete in cross section, slightly keeled centrally, mm. It likes a winter’s rest and should be kept almost completely dry during the winter months, If the soil is allowed to be dry for too long root loss could follow but equally the same result would occur if the plants are both wet and cold. The lower angleensis usually longer Flower: Outer perianth segments linear, obtuse and short-ciliate at apex.

Mmmillaria late September watering should be reduced to force the plant to go in to a state of semi dormancy, by October you should be back in to the winter watering regime.

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Use a an open and free draining mineral compost with little organic matter peat, humus mammillaia allows therefore roots to breath as it is rot prone. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production. It is often solitary and has stems cm in diameter; ,ammillaria Solitary or clustering, it has stems cm in diameter, and deep magenta-pink to pale pink flowers to 15 mm in diameter; Distribution: Care must be taken with watering as they tends to become swollen and untidy in growth habit if given too much water and shade.


Direct sow after last frost.


Full sun to light shade. Cut the stem with a sharp, sterile knife, leave the cutting in a warm, dry place for a week or weeks depending on how thick the cutting is until a callus forms over the wound.

The elevation range where this species occurs is wide, therefore it is found in many different vegetation types such as deciduous tropical forest, xerophyllous scrub, oak forest and secondary vegetation, juniper forest, pine forest, lava flows, and often in disturbed areas. In Cultivation Europe from Arpil to July. Each head is surrounded by a complete ring of starlike pink flowers. The cuttings should root in 2 to 6 weeks.

Puebla, Mexico, Veracruz, Morelos, and Oaxaca. Feeding may not be necessary at all if the compost is fresh then, feed in summer only if the plant hasn’t been repotted recently.

Keep dry in winter. Mammillaria angelensis Photo by: Do not feed the plants from September onwards as this can cause lush growth which can be fatal during the darker cold months.

Send a photo of this plant. Repotting is best done at the end of winter, but it can be done at other time, too.

Mammillaria haageana ssp. san-angelensis – Cactofili

Do not water for a couple of weeks after repotting, in order to reduce risk of root rot via broken roots. It qngelensis narrower stems and reddish brown to black spines; Distribution: Craig Doweld Ebnerella angelensis R. Slightly woolly only on new growth, later naked.

It is an excellent plant for container angwlensis. Water regularly in summer but do not over-water. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 8 Mar. Deep magenta-pink to pale pink, funnel-shaped, up to 10 mm long, mm in diameter.


It occurs in Cardonal-tetechera. It takes several years to offset, but once it starts it can fill a 25 cm pot in just a few years given the best conditions. Back to Mammillaria index. They should be placed in the coarse grit only; this prevents the cut end from becoming too wet and allows the roots to penetrate the rich compost underneath.

From March onwards the plant will begin to grow and watering should be increased gradually until late May when the plant should be in full growth. Downloaded on 12 January There are distinctly two colour forms recorded, the first, as originally described is white, with pinkish midstrips at the tips of the outer petals, often narrow and quite widely separated; the second form is much more deeply coloured, with deep pink petals and maroon midstripe, stigma-lobes on both forms are yellowish olive-green.

In Habitat from March to April.

Mammillaria san-angelensis

Derivation of specific name: It is usually solitary, has stems less than 10 cm in mammillzria, and deep carmine red flowers to 22 mm in diameter; Distribution: The name comes from an island off Lower California which is its habitat. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame.

It is usually solitary, has stems cm in diameter, and pink to carmine red flowers; Distribution: Red, pinkish at the base, about 1 cm long. Cuttings of healthy shoots can be taken in the spring and summer. Seeds or offsets if available.