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Mammillaria perbella
Scientific Name: Mammillaria perbella Hildm.
Synonym: Mammillaria queretarica, Mammillaria avila-camachoi, Mammillaria infernillensis, Mammillaria cadereytensis
Family: Cactaceae
Mammillaria  perbella Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20F (-7C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Central Mexico (Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Queretaro)

Growth Habits: Solitary or clumping (branches dichotomously), cylindrical or spherical, stems are up to 2.5 inches (6 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage


Related to Mammillaria microthele. Mammillaria aljibensis is probably a synonym.

Mammillaria  perbella

Mammillaria  perbella

Blooming Habits:
The sparse purplish pink flowers are opening most of the summer. They are followed by attractively colored red fruits.

Fruiting Habits:

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