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Mammillaria saboae ssp. goldii
Scientific Name: Mammillaria saboae ssp. goldii (Glass & Foster) Glass & Foster
Synonym: Mammillaria goldii
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  saboae ssp. goldii
Mammillaria saboae ssp. goldii at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Mexico (northwestern Sonora: Nacozari) in just a couple of localities

Growth Habits: Solitary or slowly clumping, 0.4 to 1.2 inch in diameter and height (1-3 cm); axils bare; no central spine; 34 to 45 curved white radials with a yellow base, about 0.1 inch long (2-3 mm).

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage

Propagation: Offsets, seeds

Blooming Habits:
Large pink flower, 1.5 inches in diameter (3.5 cm) in May. The fruits mature inside the plant.

Fruiting Habits:

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