Plant Care Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Taxonomy

Mammillaria camptotricha 'Marnier Lapostollei'
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Water

How often to water your Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Water needs for Bird's Nest Mammillaria
0.5 cups
every 9

Bird's Nest Mammillaria needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Bird's Nest Mammillaria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bird's Nest Mammillaria: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bird's Nest Mammillaria love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bird's Nest Mammillaria does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bird's Nest Mammillaria in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bird's Nest Mammillaria: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bird's Nest Mammillaria after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Bird's Nest Mammillaria

Bird's Nest Mammillaria


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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