This is a mutation and grafted cactus of the Gymnocalycium mihanovichii. It has a cute, red ball on top of a green cactus. It is essentially two types of cacti put together to form one adorable plant! We recommend placing your Cactus ‘Graft Red’ in a place with bright light.
Grow Pot Size: 2” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 6-8” Plant Care Level: Easy
This plant is pet-friendly! Although, we always recommend keeping your plants away from curious pets and children.
Cactus 'Graft Red' Care Tips
Other Common Names: Ruby Ball Cactus
Binomial Name:Gymnocalycium mihanovichii
Care Level: Easy to medium
Water: Allow the soil to dry completely
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Cactus 'Graft Red' Story
Where is it from? It originates from South America.
Who is the Cactus 'Graft Red'? This plant is two cacti grafted to form one. The green base is one cactus and the red ball on top is another cactus.
Good For You! If you have a bright spot in your bedroom, this plant would be an excellent choice. The effects plants have on our sleep is a wonderful benefit to owning little green friends.
Is the Cactus 'Graft Red' the right plant for me?
The Cactus is fairly easy to care for! Allow the soil to dry completely. Water thoroughly then allow it to drain completely. Overwatering will cause the plant to rot from the inside out. Place your plant in a spot that receives bright light with at least 4 hours of direct light. Treat it with neglect and you’ll have a thriving cactus!
Pet Friendly: It is pet-friendly! Always keep plants away from curious pets and children.
Location Suggestions: Any bright location would be suitable for the cactus such as your living room, bedroom, or your office.
Prefers bright light with at least 4 hours of direct light
Allow the soil to dry completely. Water thoroughly and allow it to drain completely. Overwatering will cause the plant to rot from the inside out.
This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, cactus/succulent mix.
Average from 65°F - 75°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
No grooming necessary
Easy to care if you can provide it with bright light.
General Information About Your Plant
It originates from South America.
Non-toxic. Always keep your plants away from pets and children.