Five-Spine Rating -
Yes - small container size plant. This variety will occupy a small flower pot comfortably and remain a manageable sized house plant.
Yes - tolerates low light levels. This variety will do well as a houseplant in locations with short periods of direct sun and some indirect or filtered light.
Yes - does well with cool winter time temperatures. This variety will tolerate temperatures down below 50 °F. if the roots are kept dry, and will do very well in a home with energy saving thermostat setting.
Yes - easy care root system. This variety stores water in the parts of the plant which are above the soil leaving the root system small enough to fit into a proportionally sized flower pot.
Yes - flowers easily as a house plant. This variety is likely to flower as a house plant, but results will depend on a variety of growing conditions.
Potential living space locations include; East, West or South windows and three to four season rooms with partial shade is good, but it will grow better with more light. This species is very hardy, and not as sensitive to extreme conditions as most Parodia, but keep temperatures above 32 °F. If this variety is to be set outdoors during the growing season it needs to be in sunny location and will tolerate lots of rain.
This is a single stemmed cacti that rarely makes offsets, and grow as a flattened globe up to 3 inches high and 6 inches wide. They bloom with bright yellow funnel shaped flowers and sport flexible yet fierce looking spines. This plant is sometimes given the common name, 'Tom Thumb Cactus".
Uruguay, southern Brazil
seed propagation origin
Plants and seeds are grown and propagated by windowsillcactus.com.
items included in purchase
Purchase price includes Parodia mammulosa seeds.
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