Gymnocalycium sagleoniGiant Chin Cactus
Gymnocalycium saglionis has a wide range and is locally abundant in Argentina, 240 to 2,600 metres above sea level…This cactus grows on rocky hills within monte and chaco habitats. This species is common and abundant. It is present in several protected areas and there are no major threats affecting it.
Source: The Encyclopedia of Cacti
Cultivation: Keep this plant almost dry in winter at a minimum temperature of 0°C, prefer a low pH compost otherwise growth will stop altogether…Since they are big sized plants need plenty of space for their roots, repotting should be done every other year or when the plant has outgrown its pot.
Propagation: Seeds (It don’t produces offsets)
Seed Collecting: Permit fruit to ripen, fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Source: Cactus Art Nursery
(unranked): Core eudicots
Species: G. saglionis