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Gymnocalycium baldianum "YELLOW"

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Gymnocalycium baldianum "YELLOW"
A rare beautiful albinos seedling with a sticking eye catching colour.
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Cultivation: This plants offers no cultivation difficulties.  Needs moderate to copious waterings in summer, keep dry in winter.
Frost Tolerance: Quite frost resistant if kept dry  (-5 C  or  less)
Cultural Practices: Feed with a high potassium fertilizer  in summer.
Sun Exposure: Light shade (avoid strong sun exposures)
Propagation: Seeds (seldom produces offsets)

Remarks: The synonym name Gymnocalycium venturianum is very common in collections and even at cactus nurseries. It is a very variable species in its general appearance, there are also many hybrids with a wide range of
 flower colours.

 

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific Name: Gymnocalycium baldianum (Spegazzini) Spegazzini 1925 Published in: Nuevas Notas Cactologicas.-Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica de Argentina 99:135, 1925 "YELLOW"

Origin Garden origin (Nursery produced albinos cultivar)

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.

Synonyms:

  • Echinocactus baldianus
  • Echinocactus sanguiniflorus
  • Gymnocalycium venturi
    Gymnocalycium venturianum
  • Gymnocalycium platense var. baldianum
  • Gymnocalycium sanguiniflorum


 

 


Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of
Gymnocalycium baldianum.

  • Gymnocalycium baldianum
  • Gymnocalycium baldianum "YELLOW"
 



 

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