(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
Also known as Parodia turecekianus is native to South America. It is a very nice purple globulose cactus and can grow up to 10 cm in diameter. It is easy to grow. It likes a warm bright location, does great in partial shade avoid full sun. It needs good drainage and prefers a neutral to slightly acidic compost with plenty of extra grit. Water and feed during the summer. Best if watered with rain water. Keep above 0°C and rather dry in winter, rot easily if the substrate is wet and cold, tends to lose its roots in winter.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Parodia turecekianus|
|Scientific Name||Notocactus tureczekianus|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|