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  Gymnocalycium mihanovichii
forma cristata
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Gymnocalycium mihanovichii forma crsitata
 

Cultivation: It is a summer grower plant that offers no cultivation difficulties.  Water regularly in summer (but do not overwater ) keep rather dry in winter. Feed with a high potassium fertilizer  in summer. It is quite frost resistant if kept dry (hardy to  -5° C) Sun Exposure: Light shade to half shade.

Propagation:  Crested and variegates cultivars are propagated by graft.

 

 

 

 

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name:   Gymnocalycium mihanovichii (Fric & Gürke) Britton & Rose
Published in:   The Cactaceae 3: 153, 1922

Forma cristata

Origin Garden origin (Nursery produced cultivar)

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.


 

 




 

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