Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii -Red Cap Cactus

Weight:- 400 g

Echinocactus Mihanovichii




Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay


Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii is considered to be a miniature cactus. It only grows to be 4 cm high and has a 5-6 cm diameter. It has wider, lower ribs, in juvenile Cactus divided into separate chins, in maturity every rib have flat surface and a pleat above each areole.

Flowers of this species have a silky appearance and range pale green to brownish-yellow


Red Cap Cactus tolerates extremely bright situations but enjoys filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy spine production, but is likely to suffer from sun scorch or stunted growth if over exposed to direct sunlight during the hottest part of the day in summer. The soil is usually a rich sandy loam. Rains are frequent during the summer.

Needs moderate to copious waterings in summer, but do not overwater. Feed with a high potassium fertilizer in summer.

Landscape Uses

It is an excellent plant for garden rockery settings, desert type landscapes, patios and botanical gardens