Astrophytum ornatum growing cactus of the genus Astrophytum also known as Bishop’s Cap, Astrophytum ornatum perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12.
Astrophytum ornatum flowers
Flower color yellow with multiple petals.
Plant shape like star 5 lobes, the color can be green, green-white or yellowish-green, can variety of pattern on the plant some of the cultivars cover with like white velvet.
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Requirements for Astrophytum ornatum growing and care:
More than -5C
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m (20-40 inches) (can be kept small 5-10 cm (2-4 inches) for limited time)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers with multiple petals