Astrophytum myriostigma hybrid
Astrophytum myriostigma hybrid
Astrophytum myriostigma hybrid

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid goes by the common name “Bishops Cap”. With its geometrical shape, the plant is known to be a small Globus cactus with extremely pronounced ribs. It has its origin in Mexico and belongs to the family of Cactaceae. Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid offers a dormancy of winters and it can grow up to 10 feet in height.

Growth Rate

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid is a fast-growing cactus and needs to be well nurtured right from the start. Even though slightly difficult to cultivate, they grow quite fast.

Flowering

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid is known for its red-colored flowers that bloom in mid-late summer.

Watering and Feeding

During fall and winter, keep the plant completely dry. Give it moderate watering during spring and summer but make sure the soil is completely dried before you water again. Even though this cactus does not require any feeding as such, you can buy a succulent fertilizer with minimum chemicals and follow the instructions as provided on the packaging.

Soil

A porous soil combination along with a well-drained pot assures the cactus to thrive and bloom.

Hardiness

The plant grows best in winters, keeping in mind its frost tolerance of -7° C (19.4° F). Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 10b.

Light

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid prefers light sun exposure especially during the central hours of the day. While you can expose it to the sun throughout the year, protect it when the sun is too strong during the summer season.

Propagation

The cactus can easily be propagated by sowing seeds through the manual pollination of flowers. These seeds will need frequent replanting and need to be kept away from the strong sun and dry environment. The best part is that germination takes place at a fast pace and the sown seeds grow rapidly.

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid is known for its flawless beauty and rare presence in just very specific locations. The collections of this cactus are sought after around the world mainly due to its appearance and flowering. This species of cactus is without a doubt the most appreciated and preferred.

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

Bloom Season Midlate summer
Botanical Name Astrophytum myriostigma
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Red
Growth Habit Geometric
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9b10
Mature Size 10 "
Native Area Mexico
Resistance  7 ° c
Sun Exposure Light shade

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Astrophytum myriostigma hybrid

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

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 Mirostigma Hybrid goes by the common name “Bishops Cap”. With its geometrical shape, the plant is known to be a small Globus cactus with extremely pronounced ribs. It has its origin in Mexico and belongs to the family of Cactaceae. Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid offers a dormancy of winters and it can grow up to 10 feet in height.

Growth Rate

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid is a fast-growing cactus and needs to be well nurtured right from the start. Even though slightly difficult to cultivate, they grow quite fast.

Flowering

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid is known for its red-colored flowers that bloom in mid-late summer.

Watering and Feeding

During fall and winter, keep the plant completely dry. Give it moderate watering during spring and summer but make sure the soil is completely dried before you water again. Even though this cactus does not require any feeding as such, you can buy a succulent fertilizer with minimum chemicals and follow the instructions as provided on the packaging.

Soil

A porous soil combination along with a well-drained pot assures the cactus to thrive and bloom.

Hardiness

The plant grows best in winters, keeping in mind its frost tolerance of -7° C (19.4° F). Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 10b.

Light

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid prefers light sun exposure especially during the central hours of the day. While you can expose it to the sun throughout the year, protect it when the sun is too strong during the summer season.

Propagation

The cactus can easily be propagated by sowing seeds through the manual pollination of flowers. These seeds will need frequent replanting and need to be kept away from the strong sun and dry environment. The best part is that germination takes place at a fast pace and the sown seeds grow rapidly.

Astrophytum Mirostigma Hybrid is known for its flawless beauty and rare presence in just very specific locations. The collections of this cactus are sought after around the world mainly due to its appearance and flowering. This species of cactus is without a doubt the most appreciated and preferred.

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

Bloom Season Midlate summer
Botanical Name Astrophytum myriostigma
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Red
Growth Habit Geometric
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9b10
Mature Size 10 "
Native Area Mexico
Resistance  7 ° c
Sun Exposure Light shade

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