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Gymnocalycium  sutterianum CACTUS ART
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Gymnocalycium sutterianum (P191 Alpa Corral, Cordoba)
Flowers are colourful and very stricking.
 

Description: G. sutteriamum has a very flattened body and a strong tuberose root apparatus.
Flowers: pinkish-white with a contrasting red coloured middle


NOTE:  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 produces offsets)

Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Gymnocalycium capillaense complex (This Taxon has lots of synonyms ( like many other cacti) whit several controversial varieties and subspecies and comprises a multitude of different forms, but where each form is linked to others by populations of plants with intermediate characteristics):

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Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name: Gymnocalycium sutterianum (Schick) A.Berger

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.

 

 



During the winter rest the stem is almost at the soil level.

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