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 Vatteri Plant Description
- Gymnocalycium Vatteri Plant Specs and Regions
- Gymnocalycium Vatteri Water and Light Recommendations
The Gymnocalycium vatteri is a very slowly growing cactus species that is generally solitary in nature. However, old specimens of this cactus may cluster from the base. This makes it an ideal choice for those who are looking for a low-maintenance plant that still provides some interest and visual appeal. The Gymnocalycium vatteri is native to Argentina and Uruguay and has beautiful white flowers that bloom in the spring and summer months. This cactus is also known to be quite heat tolerant, making it a great choice for those who live in warmer climates.
Native to: Argentina
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.