Gymnocalycium Tucavocense Damsii

Product Description
$ 7.25

Gymnocalycium Tucavocense Damsii

(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. This 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. The stem can grow up to 10 cm tall, 8-15 cm in diameter colorful and highly decorative, with horizontal clear and dark strips. The clear areas (above the areoles) are pastel-grey-pink while the dark zone (below the areoles) are deep olive-green to brown-purple. The spines are nearly useless in terms of defense. It is a summer easy to grow species that offers no cultivation difficulties.  Water regularly in summer (but do not overeater) Keep this plant almost dry in winter at a minimum temperature of 0°C

Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay

Growth Habits: Solitary or slowly clustering, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm), 3 inches in diameter (8 cm)

Watering Needs: Summer grower, water regularly in summer, keep rather dry in winter

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits: Light pale pink flowers about 1 inch in diameter

 

 

 

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.

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Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, you will get a heat pack free of charge.

To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Care Instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

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