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Gymnocalycium

Gymnocalycium spp.

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Gymnocalycium spegazzinii by Michael Wolf (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

10cm

3cm

Min

3cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Gymnocalycium Overview

The genus Gymnocalycium contains around 61 perennial species of spherical or cylindrical cacti from the Cactaceae family. These plants have prominent, spiralling ribs which are divided into rounded, spiny tubercles. Large, funnel-shaped flowers are produced in early autumn, in a range of colours including red, pink, white and yellow.

Common problems with Gymnocalycium

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Special features of Gymnocalycium

Attractive leaves

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Gymnocalycium

Grown for their flowers and form.

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