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Astrophytum myriostigma

Cactus

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Astrophytum myriostigma
  • Common name: Cactus
  • Family: Cactaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Houseplant
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Silver

Astrophytum myriostigma is a slow-growing cactus native to Mexico. Unlike many cacti, it has no spines which makes handling a pain-free experience. Yellow flowers are produced in summer and sometimes have a red centre.

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Grow Astrophytum myriostigma in cactus compost with added limestone chippings in a bright spot. Water during the growing season but keep dry during the winter.

How to grow Astrophytum Myriostigma

  • Plant size

    23cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Astrophytum Myriostigma and wildlife

Astrophytum myriostigma has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Astrophytum Myriostigma poisonous?

Astrophytum myriostigma has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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