Notocactus parodia militaris
Notocactus parodia militaris
Notocactus parodia militaris
Notocactus parodia militaris
Notocactus parodia militaris
Notocactus parodia militaris
Notocactus parodia militaris
Notocactus parodia militaris

Notocactus parodia militaris

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

From southern Brazil, this species is also known as Parodia ottonis. It is a solitary plant when young, offsetting when older, and has green globose stems. The flowers are yellow to (rarely) orange-red.

Water requirements: Drought-tolerant.

Average water needs: Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun exposure: Sun to partial shade, light shade

Bloom time: Mid Spring, late Spring/early Summer

Soil: Needs excellent drainage in pots.


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Blooming Season Late spring - summer
Common Name Parodia ottonis
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Pink
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 6 to 7
Height -
Origin Not found in wild
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Notocactus parodia militaris
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade
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Hartley B.
United States United States

Great addition to my collection

The cactus arrived in prime shape and has easily transplanted into my garden. It is thriving and is a great addition. An added plus, it arrived with a seed case which I have since harvested for my starts. Will buy more plant material,

Donald J.
United States United States

Pleased with cactus

Ordering easy, packaging excellent, arrival quick.

Notocactus parodia militaris

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SKU: 753

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