Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns
Astrophytum capricorne goats horns

Astrophytum Capricorne is commonly known as 'Goat's Horns' and ‘Zebra Plant’. This is a hardy Northern Mexico native cactus with curved spines on its globe-shaped stem. It can reach up to the height of 18 in or 45 cm and belongs to the Cactaceae family. The globular stem has prominent ribs that run around the edge of the winter-dormant cacti from top to bottom.

Growth Rate

Astrophytum capricorne has a fast growth rate.

Flowering

Zebra plant succulent blooms light and subtle yellow flowers with a red or orange center in the summer.

Watering and Feeding

Water this cactus from spring to near the end of fall when the soil becomes dry. Feed it once a month during the growing season with a cactus and succulent fertilizer.

Soil

A well-draining soil mix is recommended for Astrophytum capricorne. 60 percent perlite, 20 percent peat, and 20 percent compost, or a combination of these work well for their growth. You can buy a ready-made mix if you do not want to make your own.

Hardiness

Astrophytum capricorne is a drought-tolerant cactus. It has a frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F)and belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b.

Light

In their natural habitat, Zebra plants prefer full sun exposure and thrive if provided with plenty of sunlight or partial shade.

Propagation

These cacti can be easily propagated from seeds. The ideal germination temperature is 21° C - 26.6° C.

Although Astrophytum capricorne is not the most appealing plant to grow indoors, some growers enjoy growing this rare plant. Zebra succulent plant care is easy if all the instructions are followed. One should definitely get their hands on this plant.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Astrophytum capricorne
Common Name Goat's horn cactus, Zebra plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Bright yellow (with red centre)
Genus Astrophytum
Growth Habit Globe shaped
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 18 in. tall, 4 in. wide
Native Area Northern Mexico
Plant Type Cactus, Flowering plant
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistance, frost resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Curved, long, grass mimicry spines
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, Friendly to dogs, Friendly to cats
Watering Needs Deep irrigation (Once a month during growing season)

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Astrophytum capricorne goats horns

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Astrophytum Capricorne is commonly known as 'Goat's Horns' and ‘Zebra Plant’. This is a hardy Northern Mexico native cactus with curved spines on its globe-shaped stem. It can reach up to the height of 18 in or 45 cm and belongs to the Cactaceae family. The globular stem has prominent ribs that run around the edge of the winter-dormant cacti from top to bottom.

Growth Rate

Astrophytum capricorne has a fast growth rate.

Flowering

Zebra plant succulent blooms light and subtle yellow flowers with a red or orange center in the summer.

Watering and Feeding

Water this cactus from spring to near the end of fall when the soil becomes dry. Feed it once a month during the growing season with a cactus and succulent fertilizer.

Soil

A well-draining soil mix is recommended for Astrophytum capricorne. 60 percent perlite, 20 percent peat, and 20 percent compost, or a combination of these work well for their growth. You can buy a ready-made mix if you do not want to make your own.

Hardiness

Astrophytum capricorne is a drought-tolerant cactus. It has a frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F)and belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b.

Light

In their natural habitat, Zebra plants prefer full sun exposure and thrive if provided with plenty of sunlight or partial shade.

Propagation

These cacti can be easily propagated from seeds. The ideal germination temperature is 21° C - 26.6° C.

Although Astrophytum capricorne is not the most appealing plant to grow indoors, some growers enjoy growing this rare plant. Zebra succulent plant care is easy if all the instructions are followed. One should definitely get their hands on this plant.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Summer
Botanical Name Astrophytum capricorne
Common Name Goat's horn cactus, Zebra plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Bright yellow (with red centre)
Genus Astrophytum
Growth Habit Globe shaped
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 18 in. tall, 4 in. wide
Native Area Northern Mexico
Plant Type Cactus, Flowering plant
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, deer resistance, frost resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Curved, long, grass mimicry spines
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, Friendly to dogs, Friendly to cats
Watering Needs Deep irrigation (Once a month during growing season)

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