Notocactus Haselbergii - Scarlet Crown
- Scarlet Crown Cactus Plant Description
- Scarlet Crown Cactus Plant Specs and Regions
- Scarlet Crown Cactus Water and Light Recommendations
Notocactus Haselbergii 'Scarlet Crown' is a globular-bodied cacti that reach 12 cm in height and 10 cm in diameter. They have more than 30 ribs with small rounded tubercles. The small, woolly areoles have 20 whitish radial spines and 3-5 longer yellowish central spines. The attractive orange-red flowers are 1 cm in diameter and appear on the top of the cactus.
Native to: South Brazil
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: Full sun, bright indoor light
Bloom Color: yellow
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.