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Notocactus Yellow Flowering (Notocactus mammulosus)

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Originated from Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil and its vicinity, this notocactus variety has a gorgeous bluish grey exterior and produces bright, bold yellow flowers of 4-7cm in late spring. This Notocactus has a solitary growing habit and rarely offset. It grows 8 to 10cm across and up to 20cm tall in 10 to 20 years. 

Pet Friendly 
Yes, while most cacti plants aren't poisonous to your pet, the chemical composition of the cacti sap can cause gastrointestinal ailments to your little friends. Plant has spines; use extreme caution when handling.

Botanical Name 
Notocactus ottonis elegans sub mammulosus

Common Names include:
Balloon Cactus

Size (Can grow to)
Very slow growing. Can grow up to 20cm tall produces numerous offsets

Position
Full sun or partially shaded. Best under protected partially shaded positions outdoors. Indoors only in sunny positions otherwise they will lose their nice shape in growth. Can be kept in small pots for many years. Flowering will only occur in good light. 

Watering
Low. Requires good draining succulent soil. Water when almost dry in summer and seldom in winter. This cactus will survive without water for very long periods and remain compact when dry.