Notocactus rutilans - Cactus Plant

Parodia rutilans, best known as Notocactus rutilans, is a small-growing, usually solitary, cactus species. The numerous stiff, sharp spines are varicoloured and the center is reddish-brown.
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1Notocactus rutilans - Cactus Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Notocactus rutilans

Notocactus rutilans is a synonym of Parodia mueller-melchersii. The plants are very free-flowering and self- fertile; producing many seeds. When in flower the whole plant shimmers with colour and it flowers when quite young. The dull green, elongated spherical shoots reach heights of up to 8 centimetres and diameter of 6 centimetres.

The areoles on them are white. The light golden yellow to lemon yellow to reddish flowers. The flowers are very showy, 5 cm long, with much white wool along the tubes, and translucent petals, salmon to carmine-red shading to egg-yolk yellow in the centre.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height3 inch (8 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Pink ball cactus
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 50 cm
Flower Colour Light golden yellow to lemon yellow to reddish
Bloom Time Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Do not over water.
  • Avoid complete shade.

    Notocactus rutilans care

    Grow well in moderate-humid climate.

    Sunlight It likes a warm bright location, does great in partial shade but doesnt like full, hot blazing sun in the central summer month.
    Watering Water during the growing season but pot plants in winter are wet-sensitive and needs to be kept dry (rots easily if a soil is wet and cold) tends to lose its roots in winter. Water Best if watered with rainwater.
    Soil It prefers a neutral to slightly acidic mineral-based potting mix with plenty of extra grit and feeds it during the summer.
    Temperature Ideal temperature 13 to 55.4 degrees F
    Minimum temperature in winter 10 to 50 degrees F
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.

    Notocactus rutilans special feature

    Low maintenance

    Notocactus rutilans uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Plants are used as an ornamental plant

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Notocactus rutilans ?

    Notocactus rutilans is commonly known as Pink ball cactus

    How tall do Notocactus rutilans grow?

    On average Notocactus rutilans grows Up to 50 cm

    What color are Notocactus rutilans ?

    A Notocactus rutilans plant bears flowers of color Light golden yellow to lemon yellow to reddish

    When Notocactus rutilans blooms?

    With enough light, Notocactus rutilans may produce Light golden yellow to lemon yellow to reddish flowers in Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

    How hard is Notocactus rutilans to grow?

    A Notocactus rutilans is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Notocactus rutilans need?

    A Notocactus rutilans prefers It likes a warm bright location, does great in partial shade but doesnt like full, hot blazing sun in the central summer month.

    How much water does a Notocactus rutilans need?

    A Notocactus rutilans prefers watering Water during the growing season but pot plants in winter are wet-sensitive and needs to be kept dry (rots easily if a soil is wet and cold) tends to lose its roots in winter. Water Best if watered with rainwater.

    What kind of soil does a Notocactus rutilans need?

    A Notocactus rutilans prefers It prefers a neutral to slightly acidic mineral-based potting mix with plenty of extra grit and feeds it during the summer.

    What temperature does a Notocactus rutilans like?

    A Notocactus rutilans prefers Ideal temperature 13 to 55.4 degrees F
    Minimum temperature in winter 10 to 50 degrees F

    How often should I fertilize my Notocactus rutilans ?

    To encourage Notocactus rutilans growth, Use any organic fertilizer.



    Reviews

    Friday, 24 July 2020

    Quick delivery, good price

    Vijay Jai

    Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    Does it comes with soil?

    Rajesh Dhiman

    Tuesday, 17 March 2020

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Warren Fernandes

    Tuesday, 03 March 2020

    Very nice plant but price is ok

    Chandini Seelam

    Friday, 31 January 2020

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 31 January 2020

    A perfect house plant.

    Amigogore

    Monday, 25 November 2019

    I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

    Onjolee Nair

    Sunday, 24 November 2019

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    Vijay Choudhary

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Hope many more to purchase and recommend to buy from this seller without giving room second thought

    Amresh Faldesai

    Friday, 15 November 2019

    This plant is very easy to grow.

    Ramkishan Gaud

    Monday, 04 November 2019

    It came well packed and is exactly how they show it

    Fareed Khan

    Sunday, 03 November 2019

    Couldn t find it anywhere else.

    Ram Reddy

    Friday, 01 November 2019

    Thanks Nurserylive. i could not get this product in my area without you!

    Monika Sharma

    Wednesday, 16 October 2019

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    Joshi Prisy

    Monday, 14 October 2019

    I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

    Bindu Krishna

    Thursday, 10 October 2019

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    Thursday, 10 October 2019

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    Shalini Shukla

    Saturday, 05 October 2019

    Good quality they all grow nicely?

    Prajakta Kamble

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    Aarti Dalvi

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

    Ashish Bhujbal

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    Dimple Hitesh

    Friday, 15 June 2018

    Is it a live plant?

    prageet sharma

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    is the pot and soil included?

    ganesh

    Friday, 08 June 2018

    Love how cute the plant is..

    truesgi70

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Very much happy with the product and service. On time delivery with product being in perfect condition.

    Jeremy Cabral

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    Young ones adapt better

    Joshi Prisy

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!

    AMit Saraf

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

    Jyoti Dhingra

    Saturday, 26 May 2018

    My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

    Madhu Grover

    Saturday, 19 May 2018

    Quick delivery, good price

    Biswajit Sar

    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Nice came in good condition

    Anushka Rane Rele

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Bela Seth

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    Rahul Gupta

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018

    How old is the plant you have shown..?

    rais mohammed sheikh

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018

    VERY nice im so Happy for this plant

    Anu Shree

    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..

    parash sethia

    Sunday, 06 May 2018

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Uma Senthil

    Friday, 16 March 2018

    Attractive plants for pot culture

    Archana Damle

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Alvisia Sule

    Tuesday, 22 August 2017

    Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks

    Sarthak Markam

    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

    Does best in rich, well-draining soil.

    Manisha Sharma

    Sunday, 18 June 2017

    Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.

    Srimathi Rangaraju

    Monday, 15 May 2017

    Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant

    Sidharth Aggarwal

    Thursday, 26 January 2017

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Kopfo Kadena

    Wednesday, 04 January 2017

    Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.

    Anand Prasad

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