Flowers: pale violet or lilac.
Blooming season: Flowers are produced in late spring and remain open for up to twelve days. The flowers are diurnal and open in the afternoon.
Cultivation and propagation: Gymnocalycium neuhuberi is a summer grower species that is easy to cultivate.
Growth rate: It is a relatively rapidly growing and easily flowering species that will make clumps given the best conditions.
Soils: It likes very porous standard cactus mix soil.
Watering: During cold weather periods keep rather dry, but it can handle excessive water to little water, keep dry in winter at a minimum temperature of 0°C. Make sure that soil gets the chance to dry out in between waterings.
Exposition: The plant tolerates extremely bright situations but enjoys filtered sunlight or afternoon shade. Inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Frost Tolerance||-15° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Scientific Name||Gymnocalycium neuhuberi|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|