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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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Other common names
Parodia are cacti with either solitary or clustered, many-ribbed, globose, spiny stems, with funnel-shaped flowers near the apex
P. scopa is a cactus with solitary or clustering, globose to cylindrical stems to 50cm tall, with dense fine white or pale brown spines and funnel-shaped bright yellow flowers to 4cm across
South America, Brazil, Uruguay
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Time to ultimate height
Grow in standard cactus compost in full or bright filtered light. Water moderately from mid-spring to late summer and apply a low nitrogen liquid fertiliser every 6-8 weeks
Propagate by seed at 19-24°C (66-75°F) in spring or summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning no pruning required
Pests mealybugs and aphids may appear
Generally disease free
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