(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).
Astrophytum myriostigma cv. Onzuka
Cultivation and Propagation: It is relatively easy to grow. It is sometime seen as a grafted plant but grows very well on its own roots too. Water sparingly from March till October and keep perfectly dry in winter at temperatures from 5 to 15 degrees centigrade. (but it is hardy to -7°C for short periods). In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!
Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun.
Be careful: The epidermis of ONZUKA is harder than in the normal myriostigmas and cracks easily if plants are overwatered.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz