Gymnocalycium damsii


Simple, light, shiny green. Often flushed with purplish red.


Echinocactus damsii
Gymnocalycium anisitsii ssp. damsii
Gymnocalycium anisitsii
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- anisitsii
Gymnocalycium tucavocense
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- tucavocense
Gymnocalycium anisitsii -v- tucavocaense
Gymnocalycium joossensianum
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- multiproliferum
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- centrispinum
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- rotundulum
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- robural
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- roseiflorum
Gymnocalycium damsii -v- torulosum
Echinocactus denudatum bruennovianus
Gymnocalycium griseopallidum

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
Flower : 
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Sun to partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer, dry in winter
Mature Height: 
6 in
Mature Width: 
6 in
Latin Name: 
Gymnocalycium damsii

Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)


RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)


USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

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