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Parodia tuberculata
Scientific Name: Parodia tuberculata CÓrdenas
Synonym: Parodia otuyensis, Parodia quechua, Parodia yamparaezii, Parodia stereospina, Parodia multicostata, Parodia yamparaezi, Parodia sotomayorensis, Parodia tarabucina, Parodia sucrensis, Parodia ignorata, Parodia idiosa, Parodia firmissima, Parodia candidata, Parodia backebergiana, Bolivicactus tuberculatus, Parodia krasuckana
Family: Cactaceae
Parodia  tuberculata
Parodia tuberculata at the Desert Botanical Garden in late May
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy at least to 25░ F (-4░ C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Bolivia

Growth Habits: Spherical, solitary, up to 4 inches wide (10 cm), 6 inches tall (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.

Propagation: Seeds

Parodia  tuberculata

Blooming Habits:
Light orange to carmine flowers in late spring

Fruiting Habits:

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