Is this terminal?

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gillinger
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Is this terminal?

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This Gymno has turned a funny colourover the winter. I thought it was on its way out but a few days ago I noticed that a couple of flower buds had started to sprout. The plant itself is still solid, no squishy parts. Will it ever recover its greenness or is it in termjnal decline?
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Have you watered it since spring has arrived? Might just be shriveled from its winter rest.
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I believe it can recover. They get red-brown sometimes.
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It's been watered a couple of times but not overmuch as I thought it might have had it. I'll start to give it a bit moe from now on.
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Gymnocalycium bayrianum var. brevispinum would be my guess.
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I think it's fine, just a bit dehydrated. Gymnos like warmth, may be a bit slow to get started in spring in northern climates.
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Fingers crossed, then!
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