Gymnocalycium mihanovichii f. variegata

R200 incl. VAT

Where it grows

Paraguay and Argentina.

Special features

This Gymnocalycium, also known as the “Chin cactus”, has soft, brittle spines protruding from chin-like ridges. These particular specimens have striking colorful variegation covering portions of their stem surface.

Care guide

This species prefers full sun to semi-shade, so a maximum of 40% shade cloth is recommended. A well drained gritty soil mix is essential. Water well in the summer months, allowing it to dry in between each watering. Keep completely dry in winter.

Growing season

Spring and summer.


Offsets and seeds.

Only 3 left in stock

Product FAQS

A chlorophyll deficiency which results in a lack of green pigment.

A mutation in the growth point which results in the plant growing sideways rather than upwards.

Yes, just because they generally occur in deserts, does not mean they don’t need water. Water is typically increased in the growing season.

Yes, all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti.

- Henti G

Excellent value for money and strong healthy plants!

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