Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense
Gymnocalycium morroense

Gymnocalycium morroense

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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. 

Growth Rate

The Gymnocalycium morroense is a fast-growing cactus. 

Flowering

This cactus bears magenta, orange, purple-red, or white flowers between spring and summer.

Watering

Water the plant thoroughly once in 15 days and then let the soil dry thoroughly. Avoid watering in winter. 

Soil 

The soil should be well-draining - should contain either perlite or coarse sand.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone for this succulent is 8b - 10b. It is frost-hardy.

Light

This cactus needs bright indirect light.

Propagation

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.

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06/20/2022
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Silvery Shimmer

Gymnocalycium morroense has a striking appearance. Its green stem is sprinkled with a powder that gives it a silvery shimmer, in contrast to its warm golden spines that lie flat against the stem so they won't poke you.

Gymnocalycium morroense

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