Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa
Notocactus or Parodia scopa

Parodia scopa is a silvery spined cactus often clustering with showy yellow flowers. The stems are almost hidden by soft tufts of bristly spines somewhat similar to small brushes. The mixture of white and red-brown spines, varying from plant to plant.

Flowers: A cluster of satiny, bright yellow flowers spring in the upper part of the stem forming a ring, The are 2-4 cm long and 3,5-4,5 cm in diameter. , Pistil with about 10, rayed, bright crimson stigma lobes. Tube short. Scales on the ovary woolly with brown bristles.
Blooming season: June-July.
Propagation: Seeds, cuttings or root suckers (if available). Not too difficult to raise from seed.

 

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

Bloom Season JuneJuly.
Bloom Season Mid summer
Botanical Name Notocactus scopa
Botanical Name Parodia scopa
Common Name Ball cactus
Common Name The silver ball cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color yellow
Flower Color Yellow (redwine stigma)
Genus Notocactus
Genus Parodia
Growth Habit ballshaped or barrelshaped
Growth Habit Globose, cylindrical STEM
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 44354
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2.3 4 in. wide, 18 in. tall
Mature Size 4 to 6 inches
Native Area Southern Brazil
Native Area Southern Brazil, Uruguay
Plant Type Cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance 5° C
Resistance Drought tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Welldrained sandy soil
Special Features Wooly crown, easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full to partial sun
Sun Exposure Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mildly toxic (Keep away from children)
Watering Needs Moderate

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Notocactus or Parodia scopa

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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 scopa is a silvery spined cactus often clustering with showy yellow flowers. The stems are almost hidden by soft tufts of bristly spines somewhat similar to small brushes. The mixture of white and red-brown spines, varying from plant to plant.

Flowers: A cluster of satiny, bright yellow flowers spring in the upper part of the stem forming a ring, The are 2-4 cm long and 3,5-4,5 cm in diameter. , Pistil with about 10, rayed, bright crimson stigma lobes. Tube short. Scales on the ovary woolly with brown bristles.
Blooming season: June-July.
Propagation: Seeds, cuttings or root suckers (if available). Not too difficult to raise from seed.

 

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

Bloom Season JuneJuly.
Bloom Season Mid summer
Botanical Name Notocactus scopa
Botanical Name Parodia scopa
Common Name Ball cactus
Common Name The silver ball cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color yellow
Flower Color Yellow (redwine stigma)
Genus Notocactus
Genus Parodia
Growth Habit ballshaped or barrelshaped
Growth Habit Globose, cylindrical STEM
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 44354
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 2.3 4 in. wide, 18 in. tall
Mature Size 4 to 6 inches
Native Area Southern Brazil
Native Area Southern Brazil, Uruguay
Plant Type Cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance 5° C
Resistance Drought tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Welldrained sandy soil
Special Features Wooly crown, easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full to partial sun
Sun Exposure Partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mildly toxic (Keep away from children)
Watering Needs Moderate

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