Gymnocalycium species are fairly easy to grow and have a "WOW" effect with their unique coloring and beautiful pink flowers. This cacti with maturity will create clusters of new plants. Best to repot every Spring to keep up with a healthy root system and growth. This plant will do great outdoors in a sunny location but protect from harsh sun to prevent burning. Suitable to grow indoors by a bright windowsill or under a grow light since it thrives in full sun. Will perform best if kept in full light with infrequent watering and warm temperatures.
Native to🌎: South America
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun☀️
Bloom Color🎨: pink
⭐Suitable to grow indoors
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 2 weeks. Avoiding letting water sit in the rosette.
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.