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Gymnocalycium hamatum FR819 SEEDS

Gymnocalycium hamatum FR819 SEEDS

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Gymnocalycium hamatum, commonly known as the "Easter Lily Cactus," is a charming and popular species of cactus native to South America, particularly found in Argentina. This cactus is cherished for its distinctive appearance and ease of care, making it a sought-after addition to many cactus collections and succulent gardens.

The Gymnocalycium hamatum is a relatively small cactus, typically reaching a height of 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 centimeters) with a similar spread. It features spherical or flattened, greenish-blue to bluish-gray stems covered in small, raised tubercles. These tubercles are adorned with spines that vary in color from golden-yellow to reddish-brown. The spines are relatively short but can be sharp, so handling this cactus should be done with care.

One of the most enchanting attributes of Gymnocalycium hamatum is its stunning flowers, which typically bloom in spring or early summer. The flowers are relatively large compared to the size of the cactus and come in various shades of pink, magenta, or lavender. These colorful blooms provide a striking contrast to the cactus's otherwise subdued appearance.

The Easter Lily Cactus is relatively low-maintenance and thrives in well-draining soil with plenty of sunlight. It's well-suited for indoor cultivation in containers or outdoor gardens with well-drained, sandy soil. As with most cacti, it prefers to be kept on the dry side and should be watered sparingly, especially during the dormant winter months.

Gymnocalycium hamatum's charming appearance, compact size, and ease of care make it a delightful choice for cactus enthusiasts and succulent lovers looking to add a touch of South American beauty to their collection.

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Botanical family: Cactaceae

Botanical genus: Gymnocalycium

Botanical species: Gymnocalycium hamatum

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