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Notocactus rutilans - Cactus Plant

Notocactus rutilans - Cactus Plant

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  • Comes with a self watering pot
  • 3-7 Days Delivery
  • Organic
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Welcome to the world of Notocactus rutilans, a captivating cactus species offered by Vermi Organics that will add a touch of exotic beauty to your plant collection. With its distinctive appearance and hardy nature, this cactus is a delightful choice for both novice and experienced plant enthusiasts. Its unique characteristics make it a standout addition to any indoor or outdoor space.

About: Originating from the vast landscapes of South America, the Notocactus rutilans, also known as the Parodia rutilans, belongs to the Cactaceae family. This striking cactus showcases a globular shape with distinct rib patterns and a mesmerizing reddish-brown hue. Vermi Organics takes pride in offering this exceptional plant to enhance your greenery collection.

Benefits: Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Notocactus rutilans boasts several benefits for plant enthusiasts. Its low-maintenance nature makes it an ideal choice for individuals with a busy lifestyle. This cactus is known for its air-purifying qualities, contributing to a healthier indoor environment by absorbing toxins and releasing oxygen.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): The Notocactus rutilans is a versatile plant that can thrive both indoors and outdoors. Its adaptability makes it suitable for various environments, allowing you to enjoy its beauty in your living room or as part of your garden landscape. Whether placed on a sunny windowsill or nestled in a garden bed, this cactus will flourish with minimal care.

Care: Caring for your Notocactus rutilans is a breeze, making it an excellent choice for those new to plant parenting. Ensure it receives ample sunlight, preferably in direct sunlight for a few hours each day. Well-draining soil is essential to prevent waterlogging, as overwatering can be detrimental to its health. Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. During the growing season, a balanced cactus fertilizer can be applied to encourage healthy growth.

Common Names: The Notocactus rutilans goes by various common names, including the Red-Headed Irishman, Scarlet Ball Cactus, and Fire Ball Cactus. These names highlight the plant's striking coloration and unique appearance.


  • Height: 6-12 inches
  • Spread: 8-15 inches
  • Color: Reddish-brown
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Lifespan: Perennial

Special Features: One of the standout features of the Notocactus rutilans is its vibrant color. The reddish-brown hue adds a warm and inviting element to any space. The ribbed pattern on its globular form creates a visually appealing texture, making it a focal point in your plant collection. Additionally, its slow growth rate means you can enjoy its unique beauty for years to come without the need for frequent repotting.

Uses: Whether you are a seasoned plant enthusiast or a beginner, the Notocactus rutilans can find a place in your home or garden. Indoors, it can be showcased on windowsills, shelves, or as part of a succulent arrangement. Outdoors, it adds an intriguing element to rock gardens, desert landscapes, or as a standalone feature in a decorative pot. Its versatility allows you to get creative with its placement, making it a favorite among plant enthusiasts for both decorative and landscaping purposes.

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