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Also known as
Red Cap Cactus, Red Hibotan and Moon Cactus
Gymnocalycium mihanovichii 'Hibotan'
How to care for Ruby Ball
Ruby Ball needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 30th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Collins is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
February 2nd, 2023
Fort Collins is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Fort Collins is expected to increase by 42.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energ…
Ruby Ball love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.
Ruby Ball does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Ruby Ball after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.