Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum

A pure nudum with white dots bearing three distinct ribs is the characteristic feature of the Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum cactus. The common name of this plant is Bishop’s cap. The cactus belonging to the Cactaceae family is nursery-cultivated. This three-ribbed plant is sometimes marked with white flecks, light or dense in appearance. As the plant gets older, some of them develop more ribs. It flowers only when it is 4 or 5 years old. Between Spring and Autumn, the plant bears funnel-shaped large yellow flowers. The frost-hardy plant has a slow growth rate. It goes dormant during summer. With the full sun to light shade, this cactus grows to a height of 20 cm.

Growth Rate

Astrophytum myriostigma has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The cactus sprouts funnel-shaped large yellow flowers between spring to autumn. It blooms only when it is 4 to 5 years old.

Watering

One of the Bishop's cap succulent care tip is to water the plant only when the soil is dry. The plant’s water requirements are minimal. During Spring and Summer, water once in 15 days. During Autumn, water the plant once every two months. During winters, watering should be completely stopped.

Soil

Ensure that the soil drains off well. Add pumice to the soil for extra drainage. Also, ensure that the soil is rich in minerals.

Hardiness

The Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum cactus is slightly frost-hardy. The hardiness zone is 10 -11.

Light

This cactus grows healthily in full sun to light shade.

Propagation

Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum cactus can be propagated via seed or grafts.

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

Bloom Season Spring to autumn
Botanical Name Astrophytum myriostigma
Common Name Bishop's cap
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 44480
Mature Size 20cm
Native Area Garden origin
Resistance 7°c
Sun Exposure Light shade to full sun

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Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum

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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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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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A pure nudum with white dots bearing three distinct ribs is the characteristic feature of the Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum cactus. The common name of this plant is Bishop’s cap. The cactus belonging to the Cactaceae family is nursery-cultivated. This three-ribbed plant is sometimes marked with white flecks, light or dense in appearance. As the plant gets older, some of them develop more ribs. It flowers only when it is 4 or 5 years old. Between Spring and Autumn, the plant bears funnel-shaped large yellow flowers. The frost-hardy plant has a slow growth rate. It goes dormant during summer. With the full sun to light shade, this cactus grows to a height of 20 cm.

Growth Rate

Astrophytum myriostigma has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The cactus sprouts funnel-shaped large yellow flowers between spring to autumn. It blooms only when it is 4 to 5 years old.

Watering

One of the Bishop's cap succulent care tip is to water the plant only when the soil is dry. The plant’s water requirements are minimal. During Spring and Summer, water once in 15 days. During Autumn, water the plant once every two months. During winters, watering should be completely stopped.

Soil

Ensure that the soil drains off well. Add pumice to the soil for extra drainage. Also, ensure that the soil is rich in minerals.

Hardiness

The Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum cactus is slightly frost-hardy. The hardiness zone is 10 -11.

Light

This cactus grows healthily in full sun to light shade.

Propagation

Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum cactus can be propagated via seed or grafts.

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

Bloom Season Spring to autumn
Botanical Name Astrophytum myriostigma
Common Name Bishop's cap
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 44480
Mature Size 20cm
Native Area Garden origin
Resistance 7°c
Sun Exposure Light shade to full sun

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