Mammillaria duwei flowers

steve_nzNovember 21, 2005

Grown from seed, these plants show a bit of variation in their spination. The hooked central spine looks neat amongst the softer looking spines.

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deefar(zone 5 NY)

Yes, it does look nice. Its hard to see, but does that plant have dual central spines?

Dawn

    Bookmark   November 21, 2005 at 3:40PM
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steve_nz

This plant does have two centrals but other seedlings from the same seed batch have only one or none, or one/none on the same plant. Some start with centrals as a young plant but lose them as they grow older. I don't think they look as attractive without a central.

    Bookmark   November 22, 2005 at 2:42AM
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shrubs_n_bulbs(z8/9 UK)

Very nice!

    Bookmark   November 22, 2005 at 11:36AM
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