Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana
Parodia mairanana

Parodia Mairanana or “Red tom thumb” as its common name belongs to the family Cactaceae. Its globose shape makes it look different from the rest of the plants. With its origin in Bolivia, this beautiful succulent grows up to 36 inches in height. “Red tom thumb” is winter sensitive & is a winter dormant plant.

Growth Rate

“Red tom thumb” is a slow-growing plant that usually takes 6-12 months to attain mature growth.

Flowering

The biggest highlight of this plant is its blooming flowers in bright yellow color. The stunning blooms become a reason for having it in your garden.

Watering

Water in about every two weeks in summers. Refrain from watering if the soil feels wet at the touch. Keep plants dry in winters during their dormancy.

Soil

“Red tom thumb” succulents prefer light and well-draining soil. The fully drained soil ensures the healthy growth of the plants.

Hardiness

This plant has a frost tolerance of about -4°c or 24.8°F, which gives good temperature durability and a hardiness zone of about 9b to 11b.

Light

Parodia Mairanana likes to be in full sun to grow. This popular houseplant is possibly the best succulent to grow with an attractive appearance.

Propagation

Propagate this plant from cuttings. Simply cut a stem from a healthy plant and directly put that into dry soil. This method is commonly followed in the winter season as it gives the best result in that season.

Parodia Mairanana “Red tom thumb” succulent is low-maintenance and suitable for beginners. Perfect for enhancing your garden’s beauty.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Late spring midsummer
Botanical Name Parodia mairanana
Common Name Red tom thumb, ball cacti, Parodia comarapana
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Rustyred, bright red
Genus Parodia
Growth Habit Globose, columnar stem
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2 in. tall, 3 in. wide
Native Area Bolivia
Plant Type Freeflowering cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, disease resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low (Winter), moderate (summer)

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Parodia mairanana

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Parodia Mairanana or “Red tom thumb” as its common name belongs to the family Cactaceae. Its globose shape makes it look different from the rest of the plants. With its origin in Bolivia, this beautiful succulent grows up to 36 inches in height. “Red tom thumb” is winter sensitive & is a winter dormant plant.

Growth Rate

“Red tom thumb” is a slow-growing plant that usually takes 6-12 months to attain mature growth.

Flowering

The biggest highlight of this plant is its blooming flowers in bright yellow color. The stunning blooms become a reason for having it in your garden.

Watering

Water in about every two weeks in summers. Refrain from watering if the soil feels wet at the touch. Keep plants dry in winters during their dormancy.

Soil

“Red tom thumb” succulents prefer light and well-draining soil. The fully drained soil ensures the healthy growth of the plants.

Hardiness

This plant has a frost tolerance of about -4°c or 24.8°F, which gives good temperature durability and a hardiness zone of about 9b to 11b.

Light

Parodia Mairanana likes to be in full sun to grow. This popular houseplant is possibly the best succulent to grow with an attractive appearance.

Propagation

Propagate this plant from cuttings. Simply cut a stem from a healthy plant and directly put that into dry soil. This method is commonly followed in the winter season as it gives the best result in that season.

Parodia Mairanana “Red tom thumb” succulent is low-maintenance and suitable for beginners. Perfect for enhancing your garden’s beauty.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Late spring midsummer
Botanical Name Parodia mairanana
Common Name Red tom thumb, ball cacti, Parodia comarapana
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Rustyred, bright red
Genus Parodia
Growth Habit Globose, columnar stem
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2 in. tall, 3 in. wide
Native Area Bolivia
Plant Type Freeflowering cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, disease resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low (Winter), moderate (summer)

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