A. myriostigma quadricostatum nudum deviates from the well-known typical form for lacking or mostly
giving it a bright green, blue-green
Stem: Quadrangular to almost spherical,
the plants become shortly columnar with age. The stems
smooth and can be over 90 cm tall and 5-10 (-20) cm in diameter.
Flowers: 5 cm wide (or more), pale-yellow, shining-silk,
Blooming season: Spring or early summer, They take up to 6 years
Cultivation: Although regarded as a choice and difficult
is not too difficult in a
although it grows quite slowly.
It is sometime seen as a grafted plant but grows very well on its own
roots, too. Use well- permeable
with little organic matter (peat, humus). Water sparingly
from March till
if the weather is sunny enough)
, with a little
perfectly dry in winter
at temperatures from 5 to
15 degrees centigrade.
(but it is relatively cold-resistant and
hardy to -7° (-10°)C
for short periods).
In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!!
They need a good amount of
light shade to full sun
this help to keep the plants