Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii

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 over water). 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" tall (10 cm), 3" 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"in diameter

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

Bloom Season Late spring
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Common Name Plaid cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink/orange/white/yellow
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Mature Size 10 cm
Native Area Chile
Resistance 5° c
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii

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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 over water). 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" tall (10 cm), 3" 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"in diameter

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

Bloom Season Late spring
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium tucavocense damsii
Common Name Plaid cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink/orange/white/yellow
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Mature Size 10 cm
Native Area Chile
Resistance 5° c
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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