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Mammillaria magnifica

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Mammillaria magnifica has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Mammillaria magnifica has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Mammillaria magnifica
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Mammillaria magnifica

Water

How often to water your Mammillaria magnifica

Water needs for Mammillaria magnifica
0.5 cups
every 12

Mammillaria magnifica needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Mammillaria magnifica

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Mammillaria magnifica in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mammillaria magnifica: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mammillaria magnifica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mammillaria magnifica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mammillaria magnifica in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mammillaria magnifica

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mammillaria magnifica: 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 Mammillaria magnifica after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Mammillaria magnifica

Mammillaria magnifica

Mammillaria magnifica


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 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.

What other plant parents say

Mammillaria magnifica has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Mammillaria magnifica has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Vanessa avatar
@Vanessa
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 47 XP
globe Reservoir, Victoria
06/18/2021

Haven’t watered it in months ✌🏻

Survivor Survivor
Succulentjade avatar
@Succulentjade
leaf-1 49 Plants
xp 828 XP
03/25/2021

A fine but poorly known taxon that forms tall columns sporting central hooked spines. Will flower in good light, either red/pink or purple! I love this lil gal.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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