Gymnocalycium cordobense Chin
Gymnocalycium cordobense Chin
Gymnocalycium cordobense Chin


Gymnocalycium cordobense

Description: Gymnocalycium cordobense also known as chin cactus is a small species that have different stem colors from pink, brown, orange purple or multicolor and white or pink flowers. The spines are brownish thin but firm, directed sideward and downward.

Cultivation and Propagation: It is a summer grower species that is easy to cultivate.
Growth rate: It is a relatively rapidly growing and easily flowering species that will make clumps given the best conditions.
Soils: It likes very porous standard cactus mix soil. pH neutral or acidic, avoid substrata rich in limestone.
Repotting: Use pot with good drainage.
Watering: Needs moderate to copious waterings in summer, but do not overwater (Rot prone), keep dry in winter.
Fertilization: Feed with a high potassium fertilizer in summer.
Hardiness: Reputedly somewhat resistant to frost if kept on the dry side prior to, and during, cold weather (hardy to -5 C ° C, or less for short periods).
Exposition: Outside bright but filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy spine production.
Uses: It is an excellent plant for container growing. It always looks good and stays small. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame or outdoor in a rockery.
Rot: Rot it is only a minor problem with cacti if the plants are watered and “aired” correctly. If they are not, fungicides won't help all that much.

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

Bloom Season Spring / summer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium cordobense
Common Name Chin cactus
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White or pink
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b11
Mature Size 110 cm (14 inches)
Native Area Argentina
Resistance 30f
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Gymnocalycium cordobense Chin

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

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Gymnocalycium cordobense

Description: Gymnocalycium cordobense also known as chin cactus is a small species that have different stem colors from pink, brown, orange purple or multicolor and white or pink flowers. The spines are brownish thin but firm, directed sideward and downward.

Cultivation and Propagation: It is a summer grower species that is easy to cultivate.
Growth rate: It is a relatively rapidly growing and easily flowering species that will make clumps given the best conditions.
Soils: It likes very porous standard cactus mix soil. pH neutral or acidic, avoid substrata rich in limestone.
Repotting: Use pot with good drainage.
Watering: Needs moderate to copious waterings in summer, but do not overwater (Rot prone), keep dry in winter.
Fertilization: Feed with a high potassium fertilizer in summer.
Hardiness: Reputedly somewhat resistant to frost if kept on the dry side prior to, and during, cold weather (hardy to -5 C ° C, or less for short periods).
Exposition: Outside bright but filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy spine production.
Uses: It is an excellent plant for container growing. It always looks good and stays small. It look fine in a cold greenhouse and frame or outdoor in a rockery.
Rot: Rot it is only a minor problem with cacti if the plants are watered and “aired” correctly. If they are not, fungicides won't help all that much.

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

Bloom Season Spring / summer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium cordobense
Common Name Chin cactus
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White or pink
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b11
Mature Size 110 cm (14 inches)
Native Area Argentina
Resistance 30f
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Came packaged very neatly and in great condition! He looks great. Can’t wait to watch him grow and bloom :)