Notocactus ottonis wigginsia nothohorstii
Notocactus ottonis wigginsia nothohorstii
Notocactus ottonis wigginsia nothohorstii

Notocactus ottonis wigginsia nothohorstii

(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).

Parodia ottonis subs. horstii, best know as Notocactus horstii is a solitary or slowly clustering medium sized barrel cactus with many flowers in early spring.
This spherical cactus can grow up to 10 cm tall and 15 cm in diameter (but in cultivation plant tends to elongate and can grow up to 30 tall) the crown of the plant is covered in spiny white wool.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9b-11
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: Southeastern South America
Growth habits: Slowly clumping when mature, up to 6" tall (15 cm), 6" in diameter (15 cm)
Watering needs: Regular water in summer. Keep rather dry in winter, rot easily if the substrate is wet and cold, tends to lose its roots in winter.
Flowers: yellow up to 1" in diameter.
Blooming season: Spring


Some of the information in this description has been found at, and

Blooming Season Late winter to early summer
Common Name Notocactus horstii
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Orange or yellow
Frost Tolerance -4°c
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10 to 11
Height 10 cm
Origin South america
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Notocactus ottonis wigginsia nothohorstii
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Paul R.
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Great cactus

Very nice plant, well packaged and timely delivery.

Notocactus ottonis wigginsia nothohorstii

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