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Parodia magnifica
Scientific Name: Parodia magnifica Ritt.
Synonym: Eriocactus magnificus, Notocactus magnificus
Family: Cactaceae
Parodia  magnifica
Parodia magnifica in mid May at the Desert Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9a-11

Frost Tolerance: 20F (-7C)

Heat Tolerance: Provide some shade in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Brazil

Growth Habits: Spherical or short columnar, clustering, each stem up to 5 inches in diameter (12 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.

Propagation: Seeds, offset

Parodia  magnifica

Blooming Habits:
Yellow, 1.2 inches wide (3 cm) flower in late spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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