Astrophytum asterias variegated
Please note: Every plant will vary in size, color and shape from the one pictured. Plant ships bare root. Soil included according to plant size.
Astrophytum asterias variegated is a small, and slow growing cultivar of the Astrophytum asterias cactus. Its coloration and surface patterns are unique to every plant, making it a coveted and rare plant for any collection.
Grow the Astrophytum asterias variegated in a hot, sunny window but be careful of glass magnification when grown on windowsills for surface burn.
Water during the hot summer months. Let the soil dry out between waterings. During the winter months, water sparingly. Cold temperatures, low light and wet soil will quickly lead to root or stem rot. Astrophytum asterias variegated can be propagated from seed. Apply a water-soluble, balanced fertilizer monthly during the summer months to promote healthy growth and flowers.