Moon Cactus (Grafted, Red) - Cactus Plant

The popular moon cactus plant is a small grafted cactus.
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About Moon Cactus

Moon cactus plants come in vibrant bright colors of hot pink, brilliant orange and even an almost neon yellow. These are small plants, generally only a half inch across, although there are cultivars that get up to 8 inches in diameter.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height8 inch (20 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Moon Cactus
Maximum Reachable Height Half inch to 8 inches
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Spring / Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Plants prefer temperatures on the warm side but need a minimum of 48 degrees F(9 degrees C) to survive.
  • Indoor plants should be partially shielded from bright sunlight by slatted blinds during the brightest part of the day.

    Moon Cactus care

    Sunlight Bright indirect sunlight
    Watering Water moon cactus thoroughly, then let the plant dry out between waterings.
    Soil Well-drained sales
    Temperature Above 9 degrees C, The tiny moon cactus will not do well in very cold temperatures, so bring it inside to overwinter during the cold winter months.
    Fertilizer Treat it with a cactus fertilizer every month during its growing season.

    Moon Cactus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Plants are used for an ornamental purpose

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    White spots on moon cactus?

    It is actually infested with mealybugs. The appearance of white fuzz on plants because they exhibit a white, cotton-like wax all over their bodies.

    What fertilizer for moon cactus?

    You can use any organic fertilizer for Moon cactus.

    When to graft moon cactus?

    Moon cactus grafting should be done in summer(April-June).

    How to graft moon cactus?

    Use very clean, sterile instruments when making cuts. Choose healthy plants and prepare a scion. Cut off the top or at least a 1-inch (2.5 cm.) stem. Then prepare the rootstock by beheading a cactus to within a few inches of the soil. Set the scion on top of the cut portion of the still rooted rootstock so both vascular cambium are situated together. Use rubber bands to hold the pieces joined as one. Grafted cactus care is the same as ungrafted cactus. Watch for any insects at the union or rot. In about two months, you can remove the rubber bands and the union should be sealed.

    Do moon cactus need sunlight?

    Yes, Moon cactus need 4-6 hrs of sunlight also it will grow well in indirect bright light.

    Do moon cactus grow flowers?

    Yes, Moon cactus grow flowers in spring to summer.

    Do moon cactus change color?

    No, Moon cactus can not change color.

    How big do moon cactus grow?

    Moon cactus are small plants that grow up to 20-30 cm.

    Is moon cactus edible?

    No, Moon cactus is not edible it is a unique ornamental plant.

    How do moon cactus grow in nature?

    Moon cactus is grown by cuttings. when the following conditions are available. 1. Pot size up to 7-10 upper diameter inch with a drainage hole. 2. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 4. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season summer(April-June). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why is my moon cactus turning yellow?

    Moon cactus turning yellow due to lack of water.

    What is moon cactus?

    Scientific name of Moon cactus is Gymnocalycium mihanovichii belongs to the Cactaceae family.

    When to water moon cactus?

    Water Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

    Do red moon cactus grow?

    Yes, you can grow red Moon cactus in the pot or in-ground but it is a slow-growing cactus plant.

    When do moon cactus bloom?

    Moon cactus bloom Year-round.

    Why is my moon cactus turning black?

    If the Mooncactus starts to turn black, this usually means it is rotting due to either over-watered, has poor drainage or both

    Are moon cactus poisonous to dogs?

    Yes, Moon Cactus is mildly poisonous to dogs if digested.

    How long does moon cactus live?

    While there are reports of moon cactus remaining healthy for as long as five years.

    How to propagate moon cactus pups?

    Find Right Size Pot for Cactus. Selact the pot of having size up to 4 inches. Make the potting mix - Contents: Sand (50%), and anyone of the following in 50 % amount Perlite / Vermiculite / Cocopeat (50%). While repotting remove the pups from mother plant of having 1 inches tall. Place a small amount of soil mix in the bottom of the new container. Carefully set the Cactus pup in the new container. If the bottom of the Cactus is not level with the rim of the pot, remove it and add a little more soil. Keep doing this until the Cactus is level with the rim. Water- Water the plant thoroughly. Keep a day after repotting and then water. Use care when watering, since overwatering is one of the biggest problems with Cactus. Let the soil dry out completely between watering, avoid overwatering.

    How to propagate moon cactus?

    Moon cactus can propagate by using offsets cutting and grafting, consider the following points for propagation through offsets. The offset can simply be pinched off and potted after a couple of days of drying at room temperature to callus over the wound. the soil should be dump for about 4 weeks.check for roots by tugging at the plant. if the pot lifts with the plant, then you can be assured that it has rooted.

    Why is my moon cactus turning brown?

    Moon cactus turning brown due to over-watering or poor drainage or both, due to disease and pest infestation.

    Why is my moon cactus soft?

    Moon cactus is soft due to overwatering and bacterial infections or other fungal infections.

    Can you separate moon cactus?

    You can remove these and pot them separately as individual moon cactus plants, but it still needs a green cacti host, which supplies the plant its chlorophyll.

    Where do moon cactus come from?

    Moon cactus is a species of cactus from South America.

    Does moon cactus grow?

    Yes, Moon cactus can grow in indirect as well as direct bright(4-6)hrs light.

    Are moon cactus real?

    Yes, the Moon cactus are the real growing plants.

    Moon cactus has black spots?

    Dry rot is caused by several different fungi, primarily Phyllosticta concave and Mycosphaerella species.

    How moon cactus are made?

    Moon cactus made by the bottom of the Hibotan and the top of the rootstock cactus.

    Why is my moon cactus losing color?

    Moon cactus losing color due to more or less sunlight availability and also due to any disease or pest infestation.

    Can you eat moon cactus?

    Moon cactus is not an edible plant.

    Can you propagate moon cactus?

    Yes, you can propagate Moon Cactus by using pups, cuttings and grafting.

    Can moon cactus grow without grafting?

    Yes it will grow without grafting also, you can use other propagation methods to grow it

    Moon cactus has white spots?

    If you notice white fuzz spots on your cactus plants, they are likely infested with mealybugs

    Moon cactus growth?

    Moon cactus is a slow-growing plant it will grow up to 20-30 cm.



    Reviews

    Sunday, 26 July 2020

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    Malik Seeds

    Thursday, 23 July 2020

    Amazed to see this plant.

    kunalbhor bhor

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    Mahesh Raghuwanshi
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