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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 Worth, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Worth is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
November 26th, 2021
Fort Worth is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to decrease by 23.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.5 megajoules of energy per m…
November 25th, 2021
This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…
Ruby Ball love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Ruby Ball does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Fort Worth, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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.