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  Astrophytum myriostigma var. strongylogonum cv. COSTA CACTUSPEDIA       

 


A. myriostigma (strongylogonum) var. nudum "COSTA"
Doubtless one of the shower var. nudum or unmarked myriostigmas clones.

 

Description: It is a very chosen and selected cultivar from Japan. The plants are blue-grey, showing alternating bands down the body, wavy and corrugated surface.

Cultivation: It is relatively easy to grow. Use mineral well permeable substratum (rot prone). Water sparingly from March till October and keep perfectly dry in winter at temperatures from 5 to 15 degrees centigrade. (but it is Hardy to -5C for short periods) In the rest period no high atmospheric humidity!! Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun.

Propagation: They can be propagated from seed or (usually) by grafting.

Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of Astrophytum myriostigma:
Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Scientific name:  Astrophytum myriostigma var. strongylogonum f. nudum cv. COSTA

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.

 

 

 

 

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