Gymnocalycium Friedrichii Cactus Plant

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Gymnocalycium Friedrichii Cactus

The majority of species in this genus consist of globose, solitary plants with ribs that are often only somewhat tuberculate. This slight punctuation along the ribs results in a "chin-like" appearance and this characteristic has earned it the nick-name "Chin Cactus". In general, each areole has a handful of proportionately-sized spines. Of course, there are exceptions of clumping, strongly tuberculate, or heavily-spined species, but in these cases flower buds will ensure that even these plants belong in Gymnocalycium.

These flowers are defined as being "naked", that is, without any spines, wool, or bristles. In all species, they are smooth and scaled. Someone resembling the tip of young asparagus shoots. Nearly all species have white, cream-colored or pale-pink flowers, while a few have dark red or yellow.

Our cactus and succulent plants are all grown in the same conditions and, although not identical, are similar in size and shape to the one pictured. Plants are generally shown in 4-inch diameter pots. We only ship good quality and healthy plants, personally inspected prior to packing. Your plant will ship bare root (unpotted) unless otherwise requested or specified. We include Plant Care instructions with your shipment and they can also be found on our website.

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