Grafted Color Top Cactus
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Other Species Names: Moon Cactus, Chin Cactus
Plant Height: 2-3 in.
Spread: 2-3 in.
Plant Form: Low
Summer Foliage Color: Green
Minimum Sunlight: Bright
Maximum Sunlight: Bright
Grafted Color Top Cactus is a colorful oddity created by grafting the colorful plant top to a green, compatible rootstock.
Grafted Color Top Cactus is grafted because they contain no chlorophyll and therefore cannot live on their own. They are grafted onto a compatible, chlorophyll containing rootstock. This is a very low maintenance plant. It has no significant negative characteristics. Grafted Color Top Cactus provide interest for sunny tables and window sills.
Planting & Growing
Grafted Color Top Cactus typically grows 2-3 inches tall and wide. It is a small, curious plant with unexpected coloration and odd arrangement on a green stalk. This shrub should be grown in bright light, but benefits from afternoon shading. It does require minimal moisture, but as a Cactus can withstand being dry. It will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH as long as it drains completely. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. Grafted Color Top Cactus is a fine choice for adding interest and color to windowsills and combination container plantings.