Parodia Aureispina, also known as Parodia Microsperma , has a compact small to medium-sized cacti densely covered in dense white and yellow spines. Usually solitary, but can forms small clusters.
About the Item-
• Scientific Name- Parodia microsperma
• Synonyms - Parodia Aureispina,
• Common Name- Golden Tom Thumb or Tom Thumb
• Cactus Diameter- 5-6 inch
• Pot Material- Plastic
• Pot Height- 6 inch
Cactus Parodia Microsperma Care Tips
▪︎Size & Growth - 3–12 in. tall, 3–18 in. wide
▪︎Light - Like all other cacti genera, ball cactus needs plenty of sunlight in the day to do well. Parodia cactus needs shelter for the exposure to full sun during the hot afternoon sun.
▪︎Soil - Plants need a mix of rich, fast-draining soil to allow it to thrive. Use a combination of sand, chalk, and loam to provide the cactus with all the necessary nutrients. A nurturing soil is the base of a healthy Parodia cactus.
▪︎Water - Parodia cactus love moist, well-drained and hydrated soil, especially during the growing season. During spring and summer time, regulate the watering and make sure you water intermittently to keep the soil moist. Let the soil almost dry out between watering.
▪︎Flower Colour- Yellow, pink, red, orange
▪︎Bloom Time- Summer
▪︎Fertilizer - During growing season, fertilize with cacti fertilizer. Stop feeding the cactus during winters.
▪︎Repotting- Repot your ball cactus as needed, preferably during the warm season. Make sure the soil is dry before repotting, then gently remove the cactus and surrounding soil from the pot.
▪︎Pests/ Diseases - Disease free