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.
This is an extremely popular species and easy to grow. The banded body of this plant is unmistakable, it is an old favorite and very beautiful plant. The colors of the stem are enhanced in full sun and contrast nicely with the pink flowers.
- Origin: Paraguay
- Description: Solitary cacti with banded body
- Flowers: Pale-pink to purplish-pink, 6-7 cm long.
- Cultivation: Very easy to grow, this plant offers no cultivation difficulties.
- Watering needs: Moderate in summer, keep dry in winter.
- Frost tolerance: Quite frost-resistant if kept dry (-10° C)
- Temperature Zone: USDA 8-10
- Sun exposure: Full sun to light shade
This is a fun little cactus to start your collections with or add to an already existing plant collection. Enjoy watching this cactus bloom and add it to your indoor garden today! Shop Planet Desert for more cacti and succulents!
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|