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

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

This species is a nursery cultivated cacti, a strikingly pretty, old cultivar with only three ribs with light or dense white flecks that cover the stem. This cultivar tends to be unstable, and some of the three ribbed specimens develop additional ribs as they age. It produces flowers that arise from the areole at the tip of the stem on mature plant (at least 4-5 years old) they are large, funnel-shaped, yellow (sometimes with an orange or red base), 5-7 cm wide. Blooming intermittently throughout the warm months from spring to autumn. Relatively easy to grow, grows much faster with a low nitrogen content fertilizer in spring and summer.

Watering: sparingly and dry in winter
Sun exposure: Light shade to full sun
Hardy to -7°C for short periods


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

Blooming Season Spring to autumn
Common Name Bishop's cap
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance -7°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10-11
Height 20cm
Origin Garden origin
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum
Shape Cylindrical
Sun Exposure Light shade to full sun
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03/15/2021
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Beuatiful and very lovely

Astrophytum myriostigma tricostatum

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.