Cactus Succulent- Mammillaria duwei

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Mammillaria duwei  endemic of Guanajuato, Mexico

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Weight 1 lbs

Mammillaria duwei is a found at one location northeast of the city of Guanajuato, Mexico. This species is found on volcanic rock in xerophyllous scrub and is known from only one location, has a small population size, and there is a continuing decline due to overcollection and development. The southernmost of the two known subpopulations of this species has declined as a result of collecting over the past 15 years. Currently the total population is estimated at approximately 500 individuals.Mammillaria duwei is a small solitary rarely offsetting plants that eventually forms tiny mounds.


Flowers are funnel-form, less deeply set, yellowish/cream to light yellow, about .75 in long and in diameter. Inner segments lanceolate, widely spreading, and stigma lobes greenish. Flowers often and for a long period from spring to the early summer. It is a small growing, but easily flowering, species that will make clumps given the best conditions. It likes very porous standard cactus mix soil. Water regularly in summer, but do not overwater (Rot prone), keep dry in winter. Keep Mammillaria duwei in very dry and ventilated place especially in winter. It is sensitive to frost, but less so if kept on the dry side prior to, and during, cold weather (hardy to 20° f for short periods). However warmth throughout the year will increase the grower’s success (minimum 40-45 f)during rest season).Best grown outside in bright sun, filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Subject to sunburn if exposed to direct sun for too long. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production.

Shown in 3.5″ pot. Will refund some of the shipping cost when placing an order for 2 or more plants. All my plants are healthy and pest free. Plant will ship bare root. I ship USPS priority mail 2-5 business days. All purchases on or after Wednesday will ship the following Monday to avoid plants spending the weekend at the post office. Not responsible for frozen plants or delays from postal service, that’s out of my hands. If you require a heat pack, I have some for sale, check under my other listings. I’m not making any money on these, I have them there for YOUR convenience. They are priced at $6 that’s to cover my cost. If you purchase a heat pack send me a message and let me know is for your order. For orders cancelled or refunded  72 hours after being placed, there will be a $5  charge (deducted from total refund) to cover restocking and Stripe’s processing fee.



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Shipping Policy

All orders placed placed on or after Wednesday will ship the following Monday


Refund Policy

Not responsible for damaged plants or delays by postal service. Not responsible for unproper care of plants. Will accept refunds if damage to the plant was due to unproper packaging. or if plant arrived dead during normal shipping window (no delays)

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  4. My plantis so adorable. It is just as described. I am looking forward to seeing it grow

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  9. Great addition to my succulent and cactus collection. Completely satisfied with this purchase. Highly recommend this seller. Thank you.

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  • Vendor: Braulio
  • Address: Carson, CA 90745
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