Red Headed Irishman

Latin name: Mammillaria spinosissima
Common name: Red Headed Irishman
Plant group:
Cacti
Plant family:
Cactaceae
Minimal temperature: 8°C (46°F)
Optimal temperature: 22-24°C (71-75°F)
Recommended place:
sunny moderate shaded
Soil:
cactus soil
Plant form:
oblong, oval
Height: 50 cm (19.5 in.)
Flower color:
pink
reddish
Repotting: every 36 months (3 years)
Rarity: no
Pests:
Woolly schield louse (Pseudococcidae)
Privet mite (Brevipalpus obovatus)
Diseases:
Basal rot (Sclerotium cacticola)
Fire Blight  (Erwinia)
Bacterial wilt (Pseudomonas)
Bacterial diseases ()
Fungal wilt (Verticillium)
Yellow fungus (Fusarium oxysporum)
Origin country:
Mexico
Origin zone:
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