Please note: In certain circumstance where we believe a cactus may ship better bare root we may ship it bare root rather than with a pot in soil.
- Notocactus Militaris Plant Description
- Notocactus Militaris Plant Specs and Regions
- Notocactus Militaris Water and Light Recommendations
Notocactus Militaris, also known as Parodia ottonis, is a native of southern Brazil. A beautiful cactus, it is solitary when young but eventually offsets to form large clusters. The green globose stems are covered with sharp spines, making it an ideal plant for protection against intruders! The flowers are yellow to orange-red in color and appear in spring and summer. Notocactus Militaris is a easy-to-care-for cactus that makes a beautiful addition to any home or garden.
Native to: Brazil
Hardiness: 20-25° F
Zone: USDA Zone 9a
Recommended light conditions: Full Sun
Blommtime : Summer
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 1-2 weeks.