Gymnocalycium baldianum subsp. sanguiniflorum

Gymnocalycium baldianum subsp. sanguiniflorum

Chin cactus

  • Botanical name: Gymnocalycium baldianum subsp. sanguiniflorum
  • Common name: Chin cactus
  • Family: Cactaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Evergreen
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Gymnocalycium baldianum subsp. sanguiniflorum is a small, rounded cactus native to Argentina. In the summer months it produces brilliant red flowers with pale yellow centres.


For best results, grow Gymnocalycium baldianum subsp. sanguiniflorum on a sunny windowsill or in a greenhouse. Water freely in summer and feed with a high potassium feed.

How to grow Gymnocalycium baldianum

  • Plant size

    10cm height

    15cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Gymnocalycium baldianum and wildlife

Gymnocalycium baldianum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Gymnocalycium baldianum poisonous?

Gymnocalycium baldianum has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Gymnocalycium baldianum

Ferocactus latispinus

Ferocactus latispinus

Devil's tongue barrel cactus