Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis
Gymnocalycium saglionis

Gymnocalycium saglionis trio, also commonly known as the ‘Giant chin cactus’, can reach up to the height of 12-36 inches. It is a winter-dormant solitary barrel cactus with long spreading, having a Globular shape, and sometimes recurved spines. They have a rich brown color that contrasts nicely with the grey-green body. The Giant chin cactus has its origin in Argentina and belongs to the Cactaceae family.

Growth Rate

Gymnocalycium saglionis trio has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

This cactus blooms in mid-spring and produces pretty Pale pink flowers.

Watering and Feeding

Watering Gymnocalycium saglionis can be done frequently during the summer months while the plants are growing well, but always allow the compost to nearly dry out before rewarming. Watering during the winter months is unwise and certainly unnecessary. Spring and autumn are the most difficult seasons.

Hardiness

The Giant chin cactus is a cold-hardy plant, with a frost tolerance of -15° C (5° F) or even less. It belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b.

Light

This cactus must be protected from the sun rays in summers or during periods of extreme heat. It does well in full sun to partial shade sun exposure.

Propagation 

Gymnocalycium saglionis trio can be propagated through seed collection or offset production. The seeds can be planted in early spring. Time and patience are required when harvesting and sowing seeds for propagation.

The Giant chin cactus or Gymnocalycium saglionis trio is great for your home or office as a decor piece or to gift someone. You do not have to think before buying this plant as it has all the characteristics.

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

Blooming Season Mid spring
Common Name The giant chin cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Pale pink
Frost Tolerance -15° C or even less
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height 12-36 in
Origin Argentina
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Gymnocalycium saglionis
Shape Globular
Sun Exposure Full to partial sun

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01/30/2022
Ariyah

This cactus is stunning and pleasing to the eyes!

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Alejandro

Beautiful robust plant. Thank you Planet Desert

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04/22/2021
Rodney R.
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Loved it

beautiful plant a very rich deep green color

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04/08/2021
Kristy H.
United States United States

Wow!

I was drawn to this cactus because of its amazing spines. This beauty was all I had hoped for and more!

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Did not receive the one I wanted due to th...

Did not receive the one I wanted due to the fact it wasn't looking well although CactiMarket was very willing to send whatever else I wanted in its place. Thank you again.

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