Gymnocalycium riograndense

Gymnocalycium Riograndense is commonly known as ”Gymnocalycium Pflanzii”. A native of Bolivia, this plant belongs to the Cactaceae family and reaches up to 6 inches (15 cm) in height. This flattened globular cactus looks good in any space.

Growth Rate

This cactus grows at a fast pace.

Flowering

Gymnocalycium riograndense blooms beautifully in white colors from Mid-spring to the early summer season.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This plant needs copious watering in the summer season but avoid overwatering.

Soil

This variety of Gymnocalycium likes porous standard mix soil and prefers low pH compost.

Hardiness

Gymnocalycium pflanzii belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11 and has a frost tolerance of -12° C (10.4° F).

Light

These cacti need full sunlight to grow. They can tolerate the extreme sunlight and enjoy afternoon shade. Bright sunlight encourages flowering but can cause sunburn if the plants are exposed to intense sunlight during hotter days of summer.

Propagation

The direct sow after the last frost or offsets is the best way to propagate Gymnocalycium pflanzii.

Gymnocalycium Riograndense is a grafting plant. Their culture is easy, and flowering is abundant if they are well taken care of.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid springearly summer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium riograndense
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White
Growth Habit Globular
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in. (15 Cm)
Native Area Bolivia
Resistance 12 C
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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Gymnocalycium riograndense

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Gymnocalycium Riograndense is commonly known as ”Gymnocalycium Pflanzii”. A native of Bolivia, this plant belongs to the Cactaceae family and reaches up to 6 inches (15 cm) in height. This flattened globular cactus looks good in any space.

Growth Rate

This cactus grows at a fast pace.

Flowering

Gymnocalycium riograndense blooms beautifully in white colors from Mid-spring to the early summer season.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

This plant needs copious watering in the summer season but avoid overwatering.

Soil

This variety of Gymnocalycium likes porous standard mix soil and prefers low pH compost.

Hardiness

Gymnocalycium pflanzii belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11 and has a frost tolerance of -12° C (10.4° F).

Light

These cacti need full sunlight to grow. They can tolerate the extreme sunlight and enjoy afternoon shade. Bright sunlight encourages flowering but can cause sunburn if the plants are exposed to intense sunlight during hotter days of summer.

Propagation

The direct sow after the last frost or offsets is the best way to propagate Gymnocalycium pflanzii.

Gymnocalycium Riograndense is a grafting plant. Their culture is easy, and flowering is abundant if they are well taken care of.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Mid springearly summer
Botanical Name Gymnocalycium riograndense
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White
Growth Habit Globular
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in. (15 Cm)
Native Area Bolivia
Resistance 12 C
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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