Pink Grafted Moon Cactus - Gymnocalycium mihanovichii Hibotan

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii Hibotan Pink goes by the common name ‘Moon Cactus.’ The plant originates from Africa and is a member of the Cactaceae family. The characteristic aspect of Flapjacks is its red-colored body that is mainly due to lack of chlorophyll. It is also the reason why Gymnocalycium mihanovichii grafting is necessary, else the plant can die. The summer-dormant plant requires partial shade rather than full sun exposure for good growth. The funnel/bell-shaped cacti grow to a height of 1 foot with a fast growth rate.

Growth Rate

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii Hibotan Pink is a fast-growing plant. It needs care, especially during grafting.

Flowering

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii cactus flowers during winter or early spring, which is the blooming season. The plant bears pinkish-red flowers that are about 6 to 7 cm long.

Watering and Feeding

Moon cactus needs sparse water from March till October, which is the dormant month. During winter, the plant should be kept completely dry. Potassium-rich fertilizers are good for feeding during summers.

Soil

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii is not very care-sensitive as it is easy to grow. The best is to use well-permeable soil. It should contain peat, humus, and very little organic matter.

Hardiness

Moon Cactus lie in the hardiness zone of 11 to 12. It is best to avoid frost as it has a frost tolerance level of up to -2° C (28.4° F).

Light

Moon Cactus grow well in partial shade. Ensure not to expose to prolonged sun exposure.

Propagation

This cactus can be propagated by seeds.

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii is a specially grafted cactus plant. Its unique color gives it a decorative element. It can be considered as a gift too!

Bloom Season Winter/early spring
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium mihanovichii
Common Name Pink grafted moon cactus, Flapjacks
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pinkish red
Growth Habit Funnel / bell
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 11 to 12
Mature Size 1 foot
Native Area Africa
Resistance 2 ° C
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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Pink Grafted Moon Cactus - Gymnocalycium mihanovichii Hibotan

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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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Gymnocalycium mihanovichii Hibotan Pink goes by the common name ‘Moon Cactus.’ The plant originates from Africa and is a member of the Cactaceae family. The characteristic aspect of Flapjacks is its red-colored body that is mainly due to lack of chlorophyll. It is also the reason why Gymnocalycium mihanovichii grafting is necessary, else the plant can die. The summer-dormant plant requires partial shade rather than full sun exposure for good growth. The funnel/bell-shaped cacti grow to a height of 1 foot with a fast growth rate.

Growth Rate

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii Hibotan Pink is a fast-growing plant. It needs care, especially during grafting.

Flowering

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii cactus flowers during winter or early spring, which is the blooming season. The plant bears pinkish-red flowers that are about 6 to 7 cm long.

Watering and Feeding

Moon cactus needs sparse water from March till October, which is the dormant month. During winter, the plant should be kept completely dry. Potassium-rich fertilizers are good for feeding during summers.

Soil

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii is not very care-sensitive as it is easy to grow. The best is to use well-permeable soil. It should contain peat, humus, and very little organic matter.

Hardiness

Moon Cactus lie in the hardiness zone of 11 to 12. It is best to avoid frost as it has a frost tolerance level of up to -2° C (28.4° F).

Light

Moon Cactus grow well in partial shade. Ensure not to expose to prolonged sun exposure.

Propagation

This cactus can be propagated by seeds.

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii is a specially grafted cactus plant. Its unique color gives it a decorative element. It can be considered as a gift too!

Bloom Season Winter/early spring
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium mihanovichii
Common Name Pink grafted moon cactus, Flapjacks
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pinkish red
Growth Habit Funnel / bell
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 11 to 12
Mature Size 1 foot
Native Area Africa
Resistance 2 ° C
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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