G. sutteriamum has a very flattened body and a strong
tuberose root apparatus.
Flowers: pinkish-white with a contrasting red coloured middle
Remarks: This species is closely related to
Gymnocalycium sigelianum (which has paler flowers and some
differences in the number and the colour of spines)
Cultivation: It is a summer grower species 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.
Propagation: Direct sow after last frost.(seldom