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

    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
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