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Red Moon cactus, Ruby Ball Cactus

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Product Contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Moon Cactus (Red) – Plant
2 Terracotta Pot

 

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Estimated delivery date 2024/06/20

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii

Moon Cactus

This cute “mutant” cactus is actually a combination of two cacti, typically Gymnocalycium (the sicon) and a rootstock cactus, such as Hylocereus. The term “moon cactus” typically refers to the yellow and orange varieties, however red varieties can be included. A number of Gymnocalyciums prefer shade in the wild, being cloaked under shrubs or grasses, while others prefer abundant sunlight. Moon cactus, for one, thrives best in bright, indirect light, and can be grown indoors year round.

Those preferring plentiful sunshine may need covering from the sun in the hottest months, but exaggerating this will result in loss of flowers. The balance of the potting medium should be adequate to allow decent drainage so that the plants do not sit in marshy soil for more than a day or two after watering. During the summer months, the plant may need frequent watering, though those in small pots would need weekly watering. Nevertheless, the compost should be virtually dry before re-watering. Watering in the winter months is unnecessary.

The colored species comprise a large group of popular mutants, characterized by more or less colored bodies. They can be red, orange, purplish, yellow, or even white.

Quick Look:
  • Partial sun to partial shade
  • Typical water needs for a succulent
  • Plant grows up to 12″ (30.5 cm) tall
  • Zone 10a (Minimum 30° F | -1.1° C)
  • Not cold hardy
  • Propagation by grafting and offsets
  • Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
  • Actively grows in the Summer

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  1. ekta.dyundi

    Really happy with the product

    ekta.dyundi

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      thank you for your feed back.:)

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