Bishop’s Hat (Astrophytum Myriostigma)

Bishop’s Hat (Astrophytum Myriostigma)

$10.00 inc. GST

Pot Size: Approx. 8cm(L) x 8cm(B)

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Overall Height approx. 12-15cm

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Bishop’s Hat (Astrophytum Myriostigma)

  • Astrophytum myriostigma is a species of cactus native to the highlands of northeastern and central Mexico.
  • Synonyms include Echinocactus myriostigma, Astrophytum prismaticum, A. columnare, A. tulense, and A. nuda.
  • This columnular cacti starts off as a small, rounded plant, and grows taller with 5 to 10 ribs as it matures.
  • The plant is gray-green, with white tufts of “hair” instead of spikes along its ribs.
  • It produces sweet-smelling yellow flowers after it reaches maturity.
LIGHT
  • Full sun to partial shade.
WATER
  • The best way is to use the “soak and dry” method.
  • Soak the soil completely then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
  • And make sure the succulents are in well-draining soil in a pot with a drainage hole (more on that in a minute)..
SOIL
  • Native to rocky terrain, Astrophytum Myriostigma grows best in a cactus soil or a mixture of 25% coarse sand, 25% pumice, and 50% potting soil.
FERTILIZER
  • Diluted liquid low nitrogen content fertilizer.

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