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P1270432 Gymnocalcium mihanovichii

P1270432 Gymnocalcium mihanovichii

This was a small ball shaped cactus until I re potted it. The original size is indicated by the "waist". I thought I had jeopardised it when I saw those "stretch marks" which seemed to indicate a lack of water. I thought I had put it under too much stress in moving it when it was producing flowers. The first four flowers dropped off as soon as I moved it.

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Looks like something from another planet do you think it will flower on the new shoots ?

10 Sep, 2018


It does not have any babies Bjs. The "stem" under the flower falls off with the flower when the flower dies. We are amazed at how well it has done this year. I chucked it outside to take its chances when we were having the kitchen redecorated in preparation for the new cooker. It did rain a couple of times but it did not seem to do it any harm.

11 Sep, 2018


Strange for it to grow like that. They are usually globe shaped.

11 Sep, 2018


I love it, how unusual!

16 Sep, 2018


Pam my OH is the cactus lover but I am dead chuffed with the way this is turning out.

17 Sep, 2018


where did you get it at?

28 Oct, 2018


Joyfaith I bought it from a sales table at a village show down in the Cotswolds.

31 Oct, 2018

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