- Botanical name: Gymnocalycium baldianum subsp. sanguiniflorum
- Common name: Chin cactus
- Family: Cactaceae
- Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Evergreen
- Key features:
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
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 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