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Gymnocalycium morroense belongs to the Cactaceae family. A native of Argentina, the cactus is characterized by a solitary stem with a flattened body. The color of the stem varies between dull gray-green and light bluish-green. It has no distinct common name other than the biological name. The cactus grows to a height of 20 mm to 30 mm. Between spring and summer, this cactus is filled with funnel-shaped flowers. The plant becomes dormant in the cold season.
The Gymnocalycium morroense is a fast-growing cactus.
This cactus bears magenta, orange, purple-red, or white flowers between spring and summer.
Water the plant thoroughly once in 15 days and then let the soil dry thoroughly. Avoid watering in winter.
The soil should be well-draining - should contain either perlite or coarse sand.
The hardiness zone for this succulent is 8b - 10b. It is frost-hardy.
This cactus needs bright indirect light.
The best way to propagate the Gymnocalycium morroense is via seeds. Offsets can be used also but the appearance of offsets is pretty rare in this species.
Bring home the Gymnocalycium morroense from Planet Desert and make it a part of your xeriscaping garden.