(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of 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).
Origin and Habitat: Argentina
Description: This is a summer grower species that is easy to cultivate. It is a globular rugged looking plant with well-developed ribs.
Sun Exposure: This plant tolerates extremely bright situations but enjoys filtered sunlight or afternoon shade outdoors. Inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy spine production, but is likely to suffer from sun scorch or stunted growth if over exposed to direct sunlight during the hottest part of the day in Summer.
Watering: Needs moderate to heavier waterings in summer, but be careful to not overwater as it is prone to root rot. Keep dryer in winter at a minimum temperature of 0°C.
Hardiness: USDA Hardines Zones 9-10
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Mid summer|
|Common Name||Gymnocalycium mihanovichii var. Stenogonum|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Height||6-12 in. (15-30 Cm)|
|Scientific Name||Gymnocalycium stenogonum|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|