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Astrophytum myriostigma

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2 year old specimen of Astrophytum myriostigna in a 1.5 in diameter vintage terracotta pot.

Astrophytum myriostigma | Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.1 litres
£3.00

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Plant Finder: about Astrophytum myriostigma

Common names

Bishop's cap cactus, Bishop's hood, Bishop's hat

Description

Astrophytum myriostigma (Bishop's cap cactus). This is a rounded cactus green-grey with white scales. The flowers are yellow and glossy and bloom in the summer.

Cultivation

They are frost tender with a min of 5C. They will prefer sun and very well drained soil, lime rich soil. It is rather prone to rot if it becomes too wet. Dry completely in winter.

Interest and use

Grown for their freely produced, flattish, yellow flowers, some with red centres.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterDry

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Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8
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