- Botanical name: Gymnocalycium neuhuberi
- Common name: Chin cactus
- Family: Cactaceae
- Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Evergreen
- Key features:
Gymnocalycium neuhuberi is a rounded, blue-green cactus. It has slightly curved spines that are a rich amber colour when young, before fading to cream. It produces scented, fuchsia-coloured flowers in the summer months.
Gymnocalycium neuhuberi is very easy to grow on a sunny windowsill or greenhouse. Water freely in summer and feed with a high potassium feed.
How to grow Gymnocalycium Neuhuberi
South facing, west facing
- Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
- Hardiness: Tender
- Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy
Gymnocalycium Neuhuberi and wildlife
Gymnocalycium neuhuberi has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.
Is Gymnocalycium Neuhuberi poisonous?
Gymnocalycium neuhuberi 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