Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum
Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum

Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum is very similar to the other myriostigma, it only deviate from the well-known typical form for lacking or mostly lacking white flecks, giving a bright green, blue-green, gray-green or mauve-green color overall depending on clones.
Stem: Spherical to shortly columnar with age. The stems is smooth and can be over 120 cm tall and 5-10 cm in diameter and are shaped like a bishop's headpiece or a star.
Spines: None.
Ribs: The number of ribs vary from 3 to 8 (usually 5).
Flowers: 5 cm in length, pale-yellow, silk-shining unlike the white-spotted plant, occasionally with an orange gloom.
Blooming season: Spring or early summer, They take up to 6 years to bloom.
Cultivation and Propagation: Astrophytum myriostigma is a summer grower species relatively easy to grow. It is sometime seen as a grafted plant but grows very well on its own roots too.
Growth rate: It is a slow growing and easily flowering species.
Watering: Requires careful watering to keep plant compact. Water sparingly from March till October, the thin, fibrous roots suffer if there is humidity, therefore the plant should be watered only when the surrounding terrain is dry. Keep dry as soon as the temperature starts dropping in October and keep it perfectly dry in winter at temperatures from 5 to 15 degrees centigrade.
Hardiness: They need to be kept in a cool place during winter rest and are somewhat resistant to frost if kept on the dry side prior to, and during, cold weather (due to the altitude they are hardy to -5 C ° C, or less for short periods). Although it is one of the easier Astrophytum to grow, it tends to rot in winter during the resting phase, if kept wet. In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!
Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun, its colour tends to richer and darker when grown in light shade.
Uses: It is an excellent plant for container growing. It always looks good and stays small.

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

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Astrophytum myriostigma
Common Name Bishop's cap cactus, Bishop's hat cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Paleyellow, Golden
Genus Astrophytum
Growth Habit Globular stem
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9 11 (USDA)
Mature Size 2 in. tall, 8 in. wide
Native Area Mexico (Northern, Central)
Plant Type Flowering plant, Cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, mild frost resistance, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Attractive white spots(Covering plant)
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, Friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum

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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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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.

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Astrophytum myriostigma var. nudum is very similar to the other myriostigma, it only deviate from the well-known typical form for lacking or mostly lacking white flecks, giving a bright green, blue-green, gray-green or mauve-green color overall depending on clones.
Stem: Spherical to shortly columnar with age. The stems is smooth and can be over 120 cm tall and 5-10 cm in diameter and are shaped like a bishop's headpiece or a star.
Spines: None.
Ribs: The number of ribs vary from 3 to 8 (usually 5).
Flowers: 5 cm in length, pale-yellow, silk-shining unlike the white-spotted plant, occasionally with an orange gloom.
Blooming season: Spring or early summer, They take up to 6 years to bloom.
Cultivation and Propagation: Astrophytum myriostigma is a summer grower species relatively easy to grow. It is sometime seen as a grafted plant but grows very well on its own roots too.
Growth rate: It is a slow growing and easily flowering species.
Watering: Requires careful watering to keep plant compact. Water sparingly from March till October, the thin, fibrous roots suffer if there is humidity, therefore the plant should be watered only when the surrounding terrain is dry. Keep dry as soon as the temperature starts dropping in October and keep it perfectly dry in winter at temperatures from 5 to 15 degrees centigrade.
Hardiness: They need to be kept in a cool place during winter rest and are somewhat resistant to frost if kept on the dry side prior to, and during, cold weather (due to the altitude they are hardy to -5 C ° C, or less for short periods). Although it is one of the easier Astrophytum to grow, it tends to rot in winter during the resting phase, if kept wet. In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!
Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun, its colour tends to richer and darker when grown in light shade.
Uses: It is an excellent plant for container growing. It always looks good and stays small.

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

Bloom Season Spring, summer
Botanical Name Astrophytum myriostigma
Common Name Bishop's cap cactus, Bishop's hat cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Paleyellow, Golden
Genus Astrophytum
Growth Habit Globular stem
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9 11 (USDA)
Mature Size 2 in. tall, 8 in. wide
Native Area Mexico (Northern, Central)
Plant Type Flowering plant, Cactus
Propagation By seeds
Resistance Drought tolerant, mild frost resistance, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Attractive white spots(Covering plant)
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, Friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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