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Notocactus scopa "Silver Ball Cactus"

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Sku: 0850184

Notocactus scopa, native to Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay, is a clustering globular cactus that forms semi-columnar stems to 8" in height. Stems are densely covered with silvery, soft white radials. Yellow flowers in profusion in spring. Protect from frost.Provide bright light; hardy to 32°F. Water thoroughly when soil is dry.


Recommended pairings: 
Bloom time: Spring to Summer
Size: Up to 8" tall
Plant in porous, well-draining soil
Bright light with ample airflow
Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch
Protect from frost
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10a (30-35° F)



Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.


Caring for your new plant is easy with Greg's help. You'll receive a companion app that provides ongoing Notocactus scopa "Silver Ball Cactus" care, plant health tips, and help from a community of other Altman customers that will ensure your new plant thrives in its new home.

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