Please note: In certain circumstance where we believe a cactus may ship better bare root we may ship it bare root rather than with a pot in soil.
- Gymnocalycium Marquezii Plant Description
- Gymnocalycium Marquezii Plant Specs and Regions
- Gymnocalycium Marquezii Water and Light Recommendations
Gymnocalycium marquezii is a cactus that is native to South America. It is a solitary or slowly clustering cactus, with peculiar spine clusters characteristically bent backward in a distinctive fashion. The plant is very similar in structure to Gymnocalycium pfanzii var. riograndense, but has shark mat type skin, dark coppery red stem and dark spines. Gymnocalycium marquezii is an eyecatching cactus that is sure to add interest to any home or office. It is easy to care for, and makes a great addition to any cactus collection.
Native to: South America
Hardiness: 20-25° F
Zone: USDA Zone 9a
Recommended light conditions: Full Sun
Blommtime : Summer
Bloom Color : Yellow
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 1-2 weeks.