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Gymnocalycium mihanovichii Moon Cactus


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This cactus is also known by other names, but moon cactus is a popular name. It is a cactus that has mutated and can no longer produce chlorophyll. Therefore it needs to be grafted on to another cactus for it to grow and survive. If left to itself it is said that some offsets can start producing chlorophyll. After its support died it can be re-grafted onto another stock. There are some G. mihanovichii that are green and grow on its own stock.

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