Bishop’s Cap Cactus | 10.5cm Pot
A cactus native to Texas and central Mexico. He is a common ornamental species, his cute star-shape and his beautiful flowers can steal anyone’s heart in seconds. This star shape is also the origin behind their genus name “Astrophytum”, which is the Greek for “star plant”.
Also known as: Astrophytum Myriostigma
Ideal location: All rooms. Bedrooms, living rooms and studies.
Light conditions: Position in bright light. Reduce to bright indirect light during the winter months.
Watering: Contrary to what new cactus keepers think, cactus require regular watering, at least during the summer. Only water again when the soil has dried out. Over the cooler months they may need only light watering every 3 to 4 weeks.
Neediness: Easy to care for but we advise you wear gloves when handling this plant to avoid skin coming into contact with the hairs of this cactus.
Pets & Children: Toxic for pets and children if eaten. (If they get through the spikes).
Rate of growth: Slow growing.
Sizing: Pot W10.5cm x Plant Height approx. 20cm.
Temperature: Keep at a normal room temperature.
Please note, the decorative planter is not included in the price.