Gymnocalycium Friedrichii Moon Cactus Pink
This unique cactus plant comes in a 3.5" pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.
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.
Gymnocalycium friedrichii is a slow succulent that takes many years to reach its full size.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
|Blooming Season||Mid spring to early summer|
|Common Name||Grafted moon cactus pink|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11|
|Scientific Name||Gymnocalycium friedrichii|
|Sun Exposure||Partial to light shade|