Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii
Gymnocalycium horstii

Gymnocalycium horstii is commonly known as ‘Spider cactus’ and belongs to the Cactaceae family. When the plant matures, it reaches a height of 10" inches. The main attraction of the Spider cactus is its globose shape which grows in brown color. A native of South America, this plant enters dormancy in winters.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of Gymnocalycium horstii is slow.

Flowering

This unique cactus blooms from Mid-spring to the summer season in attractive White/pink/pale purple-colored flowers.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

The watering method of the Spider cactus is not typical. It should be watered regularly but avoid overwatering. The best way is to use the dry and soak method.

Soil

This cactus needs well-drained soil.

Hardiness

​The hardiness of Gymnocalycium horstii is 10a-11b, with a frost tolerance of -4°C (24.8°F).

Light

Gymnocalycium horstii needs light shade to full sun to grow. It is better to plant this variety of cacti outside rather than indoors. As it needs a warm climate, proper sunlight will keep it healthy.

Propagation

Spider cactus can be propagated through seeds. This plant does not need repotting.

If you are planning to grow Gymnocalycium horstii in your garden, you can choose this plant without thinking twice as it will make your garden area beautiful.

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

Bloom Season Mid springsummer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium horstii
Common Name Spider cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White/pink/pale purple
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10a11b
Mature Size 10"
Native Area South america
Resistance 4°c
Sun Exposure Light shade to full sun

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Gymnocalycium horstii

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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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Gymnocalycium horstii is commonly known as ‘Spider cactus’ and belongs to the Cactaceae family. When the plant matures, it reaches a height of 10" inches. The main attraction of the Spider cactus is its globose shape which grows in brown color. A native of South America, this plant enters dormancy in winters.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of Gymnocalycium horstii is slow.

Flowering

This unique cactus blooms from Mid-spring to the summer season in attractive White/pink/pale purple-colored flowers.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

The watering method of the Spider cactus is not typical. It should be watered regularly but avoid overwatering. The best way is to use the dry and soak method.

Soil

This cactus needs well-drained soil.

Hardiness

​The hardiness of Gymnocalycium horstii is 10a-11b, with a frost tolerance of -4°C (24.8°F).

Light

Gymnocalycium horstii needs light shade to full sun to grow. It is better to plant this variety of cacti outside rather than indoors. As it needs a warm climate, proper sunlight will keep it healthy.

Propagation

Spider cactus can be propagated through seeds. This plant does not need repotting.

If you are planning to grow Gymnocalycium horstii in your garden, you can choose this plant without thinking twice as it will make your garden area beautiful.

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

Bloom Season Mid springsummer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium horstii
Common Name Spider cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White/pink/pale purple
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10a11b
Mature Size 10"
Native Area South america
Resistance 4°c
Sun Exposure Light shade to full sun

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