Notocactus crassigibus – Cactus Plant

389.00

Notocactus herteri ssp. roseoluteus comes from a small area in northern Uruguay, near the border with Brazil. It is a deep green solitary globular plant, reaching a diameter of about 7 inches, with 15 to 20 vertical ridges running down its sides. Atop each ridge, or “rib”, are tufts of short stiff brown spines at short intervals.

 

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Description

Plant Details

  • Plant Size: Approximately 1 inch in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf and 2-4 inches spread
  • Other name(s): Parodia, Notocactus Species, Parodia Mammulosa
  • Plant Type: Succulent, Perennial, Flower (petals are pink for most of their length, giving way to yellow at their bases)
  • Plant Placement: Indoors or Outdoors 
  • Bloom Season: Late Spring 
  • Maximum Reachable Height: up to 4 inches 
  • Difficulty: Easy to grow and low maintenance 

 

What’s Included

  • Plant: Notocactus Roseoluteus (1)
  • Pot: 3 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black) (1)

 

Please Note

  • All images displayed are of real products
  • Actual plant may vary from the picture with respect to size and appearance
  • As they are natural being and each plant differ from each other 
  • These are natural plants and required to be handled with love and care
  • Pot design and color are subject to availability 
  • The actual delivery time may differ depending on the availability of the product

 

Care Tips

Light

  • Bright, filtered light and ample airflow

 

Water

  • Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch
  • Never let your succulents sit in water
  • Do NOT water on the leaves
  • If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, make sure to pour off any excess water after a few minutes
  • Water more often if you live in a hot area
  • Water with caution in winter, as the plant can lose its roots if the soil stays cold or wet for long
  • Protect from frost to prevent scarring

 

Soil

  • Provide porous soil with adequate drainage, pots with drainage hole are recommended
  • It is usually happy with the pre-packaged cactus soil found in common hardware stores
  • To increase drainage for a picky plant, mix in a 1:1 ratio of perlite or bark

 

Fertilizer

  • Monthly feeding of low nitrogen fertilizer
  • Fertilization should stop one month before the planned winter cycle for the plant’s health
  • Any organic cactus fertilizer can be used 

 

Repotting 

  • Re-potting should take place in the summer, after the year’s bloom has finished
  • Remember to water the plant regularly to promote the growth of a healthy root system during its first year in the new pot

 

Propagation 

  • Any fully grown pad from this cactus may be broken off cleanly in the early summer and re-potted for propagation purposes
  • Cuttings work best when grouped in threes or more, and should be buried an inch deep in the soil
  • Remember to water regularly to promote the growth of a healthy root system in the first year after propagation

 

 

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