Gymnocalycium schickendantzii
Gymnocalycium schickendantzii
Gymnocalycium schickendantzii
Gymnocalycium schickendantzii
Gymnocalycium schickendantzii

Gymnocalycium schickendantzii

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

This is a nice looking broadly globular, somewhat flattened cactus

Origin and habitat: Córdoba, Northwest Argentina.
Flowers: The plant produces club-like purple buds on the older areoles on the side part of the stem, which develop into pinkish rose (rarely red) flowers, to 5 cm long and 7 cm in diameter. Often when full open the flowers remain almost tubular in shape and fail to open as broadly as other species do.
Fruits: Ovoid, green.

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Blooming Season Mid spring
Common Name Mound hedgehog cactus
Dormancy -
Family Cactaceae
Flower Flushed pink
Frost Tolerance -18° C
Growth Rate -
Hardiness Zone 9
Height (15 Cm)
Origin Argentina
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Gymnocalycium schickendantzii
Shape Dome-shaped
Sun Exposure Sun to partial shade

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Gymnocalycium schickendantzii

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