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Notocactus graessneri profile

Written by Maggie

Feb 13 2021

Notocactus graessneri profile

Notocactus graessneri size is 10cm or larger, with 50-60 verrucous edges; Notocactus graessneri has a spiny tip; There are about 50 spines, light yellow or golden; Notocactus graessneri has 5-76 spines, about 2-3cm long; Flowers are pale yellow, ca. 2cm long, sepals yellow. Notocactus graessneri is originally in southern Brazil. Notocactus graessneri likes warm, slightly wet and sunny environments. Notocactus graessneri is resistant to cold, drought and strong light. Notocactus graessneri likes rich humus with a good drainage leaf - rot soil. The temperature in winter is not lower than 10℃.

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Notocactus graessneri

Morphological characteristics of Notocactus graessneri

Notocactus graessneri has a spiny tip; There are about 50 spines, light yellow or golden; notocactus graessneri has 5-76 spines, about 2-3cm long; Flowers are pale yellow, ca. 2cm long, sepals yellow. Sowing and grafting are often used for reproduction. Sowing, mainly indoor pot sowing in spring, about 8-10 days after sowing, germination, seedling growth fast. Grafting, within 5-6 months is good. The amount of days as rootstock, scion can be 2 years old seedlings or 2 to 3 years old after the bud bud, grafted bulb growth faster.

The growing environment of Notocactus graessneri

Notocactus graessneri prefers warm, slightly humid and sunny environments. Notocactus graessneri is resistant to cold, drought and strong light. Notocactus graessneri likes rich humus with a good drainage leaf - rot soil. The temperature in winter is not lower than 10℃.

Potted with good drainage, fertile leaf rot soil or peat soil and coarse sand. In Notocactus graessneri growing period can be properly watered, but the basin soil can not be too wet. Fertilizer should be applied 3-4 times throughout the year, mainly in spring and autumn. Notocactus graessneri is a good shade in midsummer, but if the light is not enough for a long time, the flowers of Notocactus graessneri are few, the flowers are not bright, the yellow spines are dull and not tall, and the ornamental value is not good. In winter put Notocactus graessneri indoor maintenance, keep basin soil dry.

Notocactus graessneri

Growing method of Notocactus graessneri

Notocactus graessneri is one of the Cactus species. Notocactus graessneri is unique in appearance, has certain ornamental value, and has certain anti-radiation effects. Many florists keep Notocactus graessneri in their homes, which is great for purifying indoor air .Notocactus graessneri prefers warm, slightly humid and sunny environments. Notocactus graessneri is resistant to cold, drought and strong light. Notocactus graessneri likes rich humus with a good drainage leaf - rot soil. The temperature in winter is not lower than 10℃. Potted with good drainage, fertile leaf rot soil or peat soil and coarse sand. In Notocactus graessneri growing period can be properly watered, but the basin soil can not be too wet. Fertilizer should be applied 3-4 times throughout the year, mainly in spring and autumn. Notocactus graessneri is a good shade in midsummer, but if the light is not enough for a long time, the flowers of Notocactus graessneri are few, the flowers are not bright, the yellow spines are dull and not tall, and the ornamental value is not good. In winter put Notocactus graessneri indoor maintenance, keep basin soil dry.

The propagation methods of Notocactus graessneri

Notocactus graessneri is an endemic plant native to Brazil and later introduced to China. Notocactus graessneri is commonly propagated by seeding and grafting. Sowing, mainly indoor pot sowing in spring, about 8-10 days after sowing, germination, seedling growth fast. Grafting, within 5-6 months is good.  

The main value of Notocactus graessneri

The body of Notocactus graessneri is oblate and round, and the stem is 10-15 cm thick. It is densely spiny and topped with yellow-green flowers. Potted Notocactus graessneri is suitable for indoor windowsills, tea tables and desk decoration, excellent decorative effect.

Notocactus graessneri