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Parodia ottonis
Scientific Name: Parodia ottonis (Lehmann) N. P. Taylor
Synonym: Echinocactus ottonis, Notocactus ruoffii, Notocactus neo-ottoianus, Notocactus tenuispinus, Echinocactus tenuispinus, Echinocactus ottonis var. tenuispinus, Notocactus uruguayus, Cactus ottonis, Echinocactus ottonis var. uruguayus, Parodia paraguayensis, Notocactus grandiensis, Notocactus ottonis var. uruguayensis, Notocactus arechavaletai, Malacocarpus arechavaletae, Echinocactus arechavaletae, Notocactus arechavaletae, Echinocactus amambayensis, Notocactus acutus, Peronocactus ottonis, Echinocactus ottonis, Notocactus ottonis, Echinocactus acuatus var. arechavaletai, Malacocarpus ottonis
Family: Cactaceae
Parodia  ottonis
Notocactus acutus at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Southeastern South America

Growth Habits: Slowly clumping when mature, up to 6 inches tall (15 cm), 6 inches in diameter (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer. Keep rather dry in winter, rot easily if the substrate is wet and cold, tends to lose its roots in winter.


Blooming Habits:
Yellow flower, over 2 inches in diameter (5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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