Gymnocalycium sagleoni - Cacti and Succulents

Gymnocalycium sagleoni

Giant 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

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Gymnocalycium
Species: G. saglionis

                         – Wikipedia.

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