Notocactus rutilans is a synonym of Parodia mueller-melchersii. The plants are very free-flowering and self- fertile; producing many seeds. When in flower the whole plant shimmers with colour and it flowers when quite young.The dull green, elongated spherical shoots reach heights of up to 8 centimetres and diameter of 6 centimetres.
The areoles on them are white. The light golden yellow to lemon yellow to reddish flowers.The flowers are very showy, 5 cm long, with much white wool along the tubes, and translucent petals, salmon to carmine-red shading to egg-yolk yellow in the centre.
Note* : Images are for reference purposes only. Actual product does not have pebbles as seen in the images and also the plant may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.
P O T S I Z E :
Height : 7cm
Color : White
Material : Plastic Self Watering Pot
V I T A L S
Bright indirect sunlight
Water once a week
Where to grow
Fertilizer/ feed for the plant:Feed the Cactus 2-3 times a year with a fertiliser lower in nitrogen. a 5-10-5 fertiliser works well.
Repotting : Repot the cactus when the roots have outgrown the pot and start showing from the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot.
Propogation : Cactus can be propagated easily and hassle-free via stem cuttings.
1. Why is my cactus turning yellow?
Cacti turn yellow or orange when they are exposed to too much sunlight. Ensure that your cactus is not in so much sunlight that it gets scorched.
2. Why is my cactus falling over?
If your cactus is drooping or falling over then it is an indication of extreme discomfort. The discomfort could be cause by a plethora of reasons such as insufficient sun exposure, under-watering or bugs.
3. Why is my cactus turning white?
Sudden and too much sun exposure bleaches the cactus because of which it turns from green to light green, to white to yellow.
Style and Décor
Style and Décor
Light Requirements :Cacti require at least 4 hours of direct sunlight.
Locations :The ideal location for Cactus is a south facing window where it will have access to longer spans of bright sunlight.
Styling/decor tip :There is nothing more mesmerising than a group of cacti clubbed together. Plant a bunch of cacti in various pastel coloured pots or place it on a shelf in your open display case to keep them away from children and pets. You can also add it to your plant cluster to bring in some variety.