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.
Gymnocalycium saglionis trio has a slow growth rate.
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.
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.
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.
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|
|Frost Tolerance||-15° C or even less|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Gymnocalycium saglionis|
|Sun Exposure||Full to partial sun|