Gymnocalycium schatzlianum mackieanus
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
The genus name "gymnocalycium" comes from the Greek for "naked calyx" referring to the flower buds bearing no hair or spines.
Originally from Argentina. This small and usually solitary cactus will produce really nice white to pink flowers.
Synonym: Echinocactus mackieanus, Gymnocalycium schatzlianum, Gymnocalycium reductum var. schatzlianum
Recommended Temperature Zone:
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun Exposure: Light shade
Origin: Argentina (Buenos Aires)
Watering Needs: Summer grower, water regularly in summer, keep rather dry in winter
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz