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Parodia roseolutea
Scientific Name: Parodia roseolutea van Vliet
Synonym: Notocactus roseoluteus
Family: Cactaceae
Parodia  roseolutea Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-24
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Southern South America

Growth Habits: Solitary ball cactus to 10 inches in diameter (25 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.


The Notocactus like to be kept cool in winter. Water occasionally in winter and regularly in summer. The soil should be acidic.
The name "Notocactus" comes from the Greek "Noto" south and "Cactus" thistle. "Roseo" is Latine for pink and "Luteus" means yellow.
Probably a synonym of Parodia mammulosa.

Parodia  roseolutea

Blooming Habits:
Pink and yellow flowers, 3 inches in diameter (7 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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