Parodia magnifica growing cactus of the genus Parodia also known as Ball cactus, Parodia magnifica perennial plant and used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.
Stem color green (and rarely yellow) the shape is oval, the spines cover the entire stem angles white or yellow color.
Parodia magnifica flowers
Flower color light yellow, the flower bloom on top of cactus in bowl shape.
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Requirements for Parodia magnifica growing and care:
More than -5C, dry soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Doesn’t like too much water
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring to summer
General information about the flower
Light yellow flowers, the flower bloom on top of cactus in bowl shape