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Strawberry Cactus
Scientific Name: Mammillaria dioica K.Brandegee
Synonym: Mammillaria angelensis var. estebanensis, Mammillaria dioica, Mammillaria dioica var. incerta, Mammillaria incerta, Chilita fordii, Mammillaria fordii, Cochemiea dioica ssp. estebanensis, Mammillaria estebanensis, Cochemiea dioica, Neomammillaria dioica, Chilita dioica, Mammillaria dioica, Ebnerella dioica
Family: Cactaceae
Strawberry Cactus (Mammillaria  dioica) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to at least 25F (-4C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: USA (Southern California), Mexico (Baja California)

Growth Habits: Columnar cactus, clumping, heads up to 12 inches tall (30 cm), 4 inches in diameter (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds, offsets

Strawberry Cactus (Mammillaria  dioica)

Blooming Habits:
The cream colored flowers come in late winter, early spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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