Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotan yellow

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 hibotan 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.

Growth Rate

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotan 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 hibotan 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 hibotan yellow is a must-have succulent in your garden. The stocky Gymnocalycium mihanovichii grafting with silky hair is the owner’s pride!

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Blooming Season Spring and summer
Common Name Powderpuff cactus
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 11 to 12
Height 1 foot
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotan yellow
Shape Funnel / bell
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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Awesome cactus!

Absolutely beautiful grafted cactus. My moon cactus arrived vibrant and ready to shine as a piece of my collection!

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii hibotan yellow

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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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