Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense
Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense

This is red spiny and easy plant to cultivate. It can support quite a lot of water during the growing season. Solitary to shortly cylindrical, upright spherical cactus. It can grow up to 20 cm high and 12 cm in diameter.

The spines are dense, short, stiff and erect; they are russet to orangish colored. Thinner against the body of the cactus the spines become radial and white.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA 9b-11
Frost tolerance: Hardy at least to 20°F (-6°C)
Sun exposure: Sun to partial shade
Origin: Uruguay
Growth habits: Solitary spherical cactus, 5" in diameter (12 cm), up to 7" tall (17 cm)
Watering needs: Regular water in summer. Keep rather dry in winter, rots easily if the substrate is wet and cold, tends to lose its roots in winter.
Flowers: Lemon-yellow, up to 5 cm in diameter, with red stigma.
Blooming season: It will usually flower within 3 to 5 years in spring.

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

Bloom Season Late spring and summer
Botanical Name Parodia erubescense
Common Name Common ball cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Shiny lemon yellow
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Mature Size 78 "
Native Area South america
Resistance 6°c
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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Common Ball Cactus - Parodia erubescense

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

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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Depending on the species and season, 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.

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This is red spiny and easy plant to cultivate. It can support quite a lot of water during the growing season. Solitary to shortly cylindrical, upright spherical cactus. It can grow up to 20 cm high and 12 cm in diameter.

The spines are dense, short, stiff and erect; they are russet to orangish colored. Thinner against the body of the cactus the spines become radial and white.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA 9b-11
Frost tolerance: Hardy at least to 20°F (-6°C)
Sun exposure: Sun to partial shade
Origin: Uruguay
Growth habits: Solitary spherical cactus, 5" in diameter (12 cm), up to 7" tall (17 cm)
Watering needs: Regular water in summer. Keep rather dry in winter, rots easily if the substrate is wet and cold, tends to lose its roots in winter.
Flowers: Lemon-yellow, up to 5 cm in diameter, with red stigma.
Blooming season: It will usually flower within 3 to 5 years in spring.

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

Bloom Season Late spring and summer
Botanical Name Parodia erubescense
Common Name Common ball cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Shiny lemon yellow
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Mature Size 78 "
Native Area South america
Resistance 6°c
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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