Astrophytum asterias


Description: 

It is a spineless cactus with a circular body that is 2-6 inches across and 1-2 inches tall. The asteria has a common name of star cactus. The color is a dull green and is covered with tiny white scales. The plant has eight triangular sections filled with whitish wooly hairs.

These come in a 3" pot not a 3" plant.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9-11
Family: 
Cactaceae
Flower : 
Yellow
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Sun to partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate in summer, dry in winter
Speed of Growth: 
Slow
Mature Height: 
12 inches
Mature Width: 
6 inches
Latin Name: 
Astrophytum asterias
Common Name: 
Star Cactus

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