How to grow Gymnocalycium horstii

Gymnocalycium horstii growing cactus of the genus Gymnocalycium, also known as Chin cactus, Gymnocalycium horstii perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-11.

Stem color green, stem shape round to oval.

Gymnocalycium horstii flower

Flower color pink the flower multi-petals

Gymnocalycium horstii for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Gymnocalycium horstii growing and care:

Well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can’t grow without the base of the graft

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
No special requirements

Size of the plant:
1-15 cm (1-6 inches)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Pink multi-petals flowers

Scientific name:

Gymnocalycium horstii

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Ornamental parts

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