Notocactus parodia militaris
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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.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late spring - summer|
|Common Name||Parodia ottonis|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||6 to 7|
|Origin||Not found in wild|
|Scientific Name||Notocactus parodia militaris|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|