Can be known as Mammillaria crinita subs. duwei, Mammillaria trichacantha subs. duwei, Mammillaria nana subs. duwei
But I find they have different spines formation in each different known name.
It is an easy flowering species and can be hard to keep alive as it is prone to rot. Good drainage is required. Clumps variety. Ideal for shallow pots. Grown in a 140 mm size pot.

Filtered sun to full sun.  It is a clumping form, with small heads, small hooked spines, and lemon yellow flowers.


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Mammillaria Duwei 140mm is a clumping form, offsetting all over the body with small heads. The small hooked spines also lemon yellow funnel-form flowers. The cactus need a bright exposure, and part shade in summer. The plant should be watered regularly in Summer allowing it to dry before watering again. Keep the plant drier in Winter. Mammillaria Duwei 140mm grows best in well-drained soil also to keep the roots cool in summer.

Also known as Mammillaria crinita subs. duwei, Mammillaria trichacantha subs. duwei, Mammillaria nana subs. duwei


Watch your Mammillaria Duwei for the first couple of months to check if they are happy where they are.

The mammillaria requires more sunlight if it looks like growing out of shape. Burning is a common fact when having new plants. Best to gradually give them more sunlight as the weeks go by. Instead of placing it in straight sunlight.

Allow them to sit for a week before giving them a good drink. Depending on the season. Make sure they dry out completely before watering again. Don’t forget to give them a spray with soapy water to keep the bugs off them. And provide very good ventilation.


All photos have been taken in their natural growing conditions and no adjustments to the photos have been made for selling purposes. Photos displayed are to be used as a guide only, as the cactus and succulents you received may vary in size and shape. The largest size cactus or succulents, we have available at the point of sale will be provided. For easy identification, a name tag will be provided.


All mammillaria are sent bare-rooted with no soil or pot and also wrapped in paper. Posted on Monday to Wednesday each week and sent by Australia post service. Sent express post for any size parcel.

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Weight0.85 kg
Dimensions25 × 15 × 10 cm


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