Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii Hibotan Yellow Powderpuff Cactus
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotam yellow has the common name ‘Powderpuff cactus.’ Belonging to the Cactaceae family, Gymnocalycium mihanovichii cactus is popular and prized amongst collectors. The funnel/bell-shaped cacti usually grow up to a height of 1 foot. The origin of the succulent can be traced to Mexico. The growth rate is fast and rapid, with tiny roundish offsets circling the parent plant. The plant is usually blue or green, with white hair covering the entire cactus. The spines are quite sharp, even if the overall look is fluffy. This summer-dormant plant requires partial shade sun exposure to grow profoundly.
Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotam has a fast growth rate.
Gymnocalycium mihanovichii cactus bears yellow-colored flowers during the blooming season, which lies between spring and summer.
Watering and Feeding
Powderpuff cactus should never sit in water. Watering is important, but only when the soil is completely dried out. During winter, watering should be suspended.
This variety of cacti requires well-drained porous soil containing sand or perlite and should be kept dry between two waterings.
The hardiness zone of the Powderpuff cactus is 11 to 12, with a frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F).
Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotam yellow plant appreciates bright light but grows well when kept in partial shade. When kept on the window sill, ensure that the cactus gets uninterrupted light.
The Powderpuff cactus can be easily propagated from offsets found at the base of the parent plant. Gymnocalycium mihanovichii is not very demanding about care.
Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotam yellow is a must-have succulent in your garden. The stocky Gymnocalycium mihanovichii grafting with silky hair is the owner’s pride!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring and summer|
|Common Name||Powderpuff cactus|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Hardiness Zone||11 to 12|
|Scientific Name||Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotan yellow|
|Shape||Funnel / bell|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|