Watering and Feeding
Between waterings, allow the soil mix to become completely dry. Don’t expose the plant to prolonged dampness or let it sit in water for long periods. For feeding, fertilize the plant with a cactus fertilizer mix during the growing seasons. In the dormant winter period, suspend the feeding as well.
Simply so, how do you take care of a Mammillaria cactus?
Light & Temperature: Generally speaking, these plants like warm temperatures (50°-85° degrees Fahrenheit) and bright light. Watering & Feeding should be sparse year round. During the spring, summer and early fall, water thoroughly when the soil is almost dry. During the winter, reduce watering by half.
Also to know is, are Mammillaria cactus poisonous?
Is Mammillaria elongata poisonous? Mammillaria elongata has no toxic effects reported.
What is aeonium Kiwi?
Aeonium ‘Kiwi’ (Kiwi Aeonium) – This succulent forms rosettes of fleshy, spoon-shaped leaves that are brilliantly colored. The leaves in the center are pale yellow and progressively the leaves get greener to the outside of the rosette. The edges of the leaves are red. Yellow flowers bloom in the summer.
Mammillaria cactus varieties can span sizes from one inch in diameter (2.5 cm.) to one foot in height (30 cm.). The majority of the readily available species are the ground hugging variety. As interior plants, growing Mammillaria couldn’t be easier. They need well-draining soil, good light and warm temperatures.
Repot every two or three years into a slightly larger pot. Make sure the soil is dry before repotting. The best time to repot a Mammillaria is late winter or early spring, but the repotting process can be done almost any time of the year. Do not water for a week or so after repotting to reduce the risk of root rot.