Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Gymnocalycium friedrichii

Gymnocalycium Friedrichii is commonly known as ‘Grafted Moon Cactus Pink’. By lovingly nurturing and caring for this Globose shape plant, you may be able to get it to grow slightly larger, up to a height of 10-12 cm, but it will never grow into a full-sized cactus. It will always be referred to as a dwarf. It has its origin in South America and belongs to the Cactaceae family. Grafted Moon Cactus is winter-dormant.

Growth Rate

Gymnocalycium friedrichii is a slow succulent that takes many years to reach its full size.

Flowering

The Moon cactus flowers are small and come in a variety of colors. White, yellow, green, and pink are the most common colors. This plant blooms from mid-spring to early summer season.

Watering and Feeding

Gymnocalycium friedrichii plants do not require a lot of water. The method of deep soaking followed by complete drying out is the best watering schedule to follow when watering them.

Soil

There are no specific soil requirements for this plant in terms of pH level. The best way to ensure good drainage is to create a soil environment composed of cactus-potting soil and mineral grit.

Hardiness

Cactus moon grafted will not be able to withstand repeated frost exposure. It has a frost tolerance of -1.1° C (30.02° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11.

Light

This succulent plant requires at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. It is best to cultivate your Gymnocalycium friedrichii cactus plant in beds outside, where it should be planted in a spot that receives partial to light shade sun exposure.

Propagation

This houseplant is a simple succulent to grow. It can be propagated successfully using two different methods, namely seeds and cuttings.

Gymnocalycium Friedrichii is the best houseplant to own. Moon cactus care is easy, and one should definitely get their hands on this plant.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid spring to early summer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Common Name Grafted moon cactus pink
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color PalePink, purplishpink, yellow, white, green
Genus Gymnocalycium
Growth Habit Globose stem
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 1012 cm tall
Native Area South to Northwestern Paraguay
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Elongated, flattened unique shape, reddish brown body
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, dogs friendly, cats friendly
Watering Needs Moderate

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Gymnocalycium friedrichii

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

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Gymnocalycium Friedrichii is commonly known as ‘Grafted Moon Cactus Pink’. By lovingly nurturing and caring for this Globose shape plant, you may be able to get it to grow slightly larger, up to a height of 10-12 cm, but it will never grow into a full-sized cactus. It will always be referred to as a dwarf. It has its origin in South America and belongs to the Cactaceae family. Grafted Moon Cactus is winter-dormant.

Growth Rate

Gymnocalycium friedrichii is a slow succulent that takes many years to reach its full size.

Flowering

The Moon cactus flowers are small and come in a variety of colors. White, yellow, green, and pink are the most common colors. This plant blooms from mid-spring to early summer season.

Watering and Feeding

Gymnocalycium friedrichii plants do not require a lot of water. The method of deep soaking followed by complete drying out is the best watering schedule to follow when watering them.

Soil

There are no specific soil requirements for this plant in terms of pH level. The best way to ensure good drainage is to create a soil environment composed of cactus-potting soil and mineral grit.

Hardiness

Cactus moon grafted will not be able to withstand repeated frost exposure. It has a frost tolerance of -1.1° C (30.02° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11.

Light

This succulent plant requires at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. It is best to cultivate your Gymnocalycium friedrichii cactus plant in beds outside, where it should be planted in a spot that receives partial to light shade sun exposure.

Propagation

This houseplant is a simple succulent to grow. It can be propagated successfully using two different methods, namely seeds and cuttings.

Gymnocalycium Friedrichii is the best houseplant to own. Moon cactus care is easy, and one should definitely get their hands on this plant.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid spring to early summer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium friedrichii
Common Name Grafted moon cactus pink
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color PalePink, purplishpink, yellow, white, green
Genus Gymnocalycium
Growth Habit Globose stem
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 1012 cm tall
Native Area South to Northwestern Paraguay
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, frost tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Elongated, flattened unique shape, reddish brown body
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, dogs friendly, cats friendly
Watering Needs Moderate

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