Living rock
Astrophytum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines Keep the soil constantly slightly moist but never let it dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Cacti fertilizer (e.g. N3-P1-K5).
Mist requirements Mist every 5 days
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate desert

Photo

Names

Family Cactaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green