Cute and colorful 'Moon cactus' are a cheery addition to any home or office and are very popular gifts. We currently have the red Moon cactus variety in stock, which is especially vibrant and noticeable in any collection.
“Moon cactus” are actually two different cactus grafted together. The colorful top portion is gymnocalycium mihanovichii, which has amazing color but does not produce sufficient chlorophyll to survive on it’s own. This is resolved by grafting onto hylocereus, a robust cactus that grows in abundance in Costa Rica and is very well adapted to our environment. ‘Moon cactus’ are easy to grow plants that are somewhat tolerant of neglect or overwatering.
Red Moon Cactus
Medium to bright indirect light
When the soil has completely dried, about once every 1-2 weeks
small: 10 cm nursery pot