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Astrophytum Myriostigma groot

Astrophytum Myriostigma groot

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Plants may differ slightly from the photos. Each plant is unique and slightly different from its neighbor.

Not suitable for consumption (humans and animals)

Diameter: 13 cm

Height: 16 cm

Care

Water:

April-September: 1 x every 2 weeks*

October-March: 1x per month *

*This is only for a sunny location

Light: sunny

Nutrition: 1x per month (May-September)

Information

Astrophytum Myriostigma is a spineless cactus that is covered with very small white dots. Due to its appearance, this plant has been nicknamed Bishop's Mute. The Astrophytum Myriostigma occurs in the highlands of central and northern Mexico. This Astrophytum cactus grows on hilly plains and steppe areas. When this cactus is still young, it is difficult to find in nature. Then it hides under other vegetation or under withered grass species. At a later age, the Astrophytum Myriostigma grows beyond this. This cactus can grow to large sizes later in life and also changes its growth form. In the beginning, the Astrophytum Myriostigma grows like a ball cactus. Later it grows taller when it reaches a diameter of 12 to 15 cm as a ball cactus. The Astrophytum Myriostigma can then grow into a cactus of up to 150 cm high with a diameter of 15-20 cm. However, this will take several decades because it is not a fast grower.

In spring and summer on warm days, the Astrophytum Myriostigma produces bright yellow flowers that appear from the head of the cactus. The flowers smell wonderful and can grow up to 7 cm in diameter.

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