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Gymnocalycium saglionis cv HULK nudum monstruosus

Gymnocalycium saglionis cv HULK nudum monstruosus

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Gymnocalycium saglionis cv HULK nudum monstruosus is a very rare cultivar of Gymnocalycium saglionis, commonly known as the Giant Chin Cactus, is a species of cactus native to Argentina. It's a member of the Gymnocalycium genus, which is known for its diverse and attractive species often favored by cactus enthusiasts. Here are some key aspects of Gymnocalycium saglionis:

  1. Appearance: Gymnocalycium saglionis is notable for its large, globular to slightly elongated stem, which can grow quite large compared to other members of its genus. Mature plants can reach up to 35 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter.

  2. Color and Texture: The cactus typically has a green to blue-green color. The surface of the stem is segmented into distinct ribs, with areoles (small bumps where spines and flowers emerge) spaced along them.

  3. Spines: One of the distinguishing features of this species is its large, curved spines that can be quite robust. These spines vary in color from yellow to brown.

  4. Flowers: Like other Gymnocalycium species, G. saglionis produces flowers that emerge from the top of the cactus. The flowers are typically white or pale pink, adding to the plant's ornamental appeal.

  5. Growth and Care: It is a slow-growing species but can become quite large with age. The plant prefers a sunny position but should be protected from the intense midday sun. It requires well-draining soil and moderate watering, with reduced watering in the winter.

  6. Habitat: In its natural habitat, Gymnocalycium saglionis grows in arid and semi-arid environments, often on rocky outcrops or in sandy soils.

  7. Cultivation and Use: This cactus is popular among collectors and is often grown as an ornamental plant in cactus gardens or as a potted houseplant. Its impressive size and distinctive spines make it an attractive choice for a succulent collection.

Gymnocalycium saglionis, with its striking appearance and ease of care, is a favorite among both novice and experienced cactus enthusiasts. Its ability to grow into a large and impressive specimen makes it a standout in any cactus collection.

 PLANTS WILL BE SENT BARE ROOTS WITH NO SOIL AND POT

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