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Australian Desert Blooms

ASTROPHYTUM CAPRICORNE

Astrophytum Capricorne is a solitary globose or columnar cactus. Vary from plant to plant but have twisted, curved spines over the body. Flowers can be yellow with a red center. Grow it in an open standard, sandy-gritty cactus compost and provide very good drainage.  Astrophytum Capricorne needs sunny-brightly exposure but can tolerate light shade. Filtered sunlight is best to avoid marks. Summer-growing plant requires well-draining soil. Ideal for shallow pots and protection from the harsh direct sun. Grown in a 70 mm size pot.

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Astrophytum Capricorne is a solitary globose or columnar cactus. Vary from plant to plant but have twisted, curved spines over the body. Flowers can be yellow with a red center. Grow it in an open standard, sandy-gritty cactus compost and provide very good drainage.  Astrophytum Capricorne needs sunny-brightly exposure but can tolerate light shade. Filtered sunlight is best to avoid marks.

Also known as Goat’s Horns Cactus

Growing

Australian Desert Blooms Nursery is producing many more cacti, cactus, and succulents for you to buy online. If anytime this cactus is out of stock know for sure that it will be back as quickly as possible. As we produce all our own stock here in Ipswich near Brisbane.

Planting

Watch your Astrophytum Capricorne for the first couple of months to check if they are happy where they are.

Astrophytum Capricorne requires more sunlight if it looks like growing out of shape. Burning is a common fact when having new plants. Best to gradually give them more sunlight as the weeks go by. Instead of placing it in straight sunlight.

Allow them to sit for a week before giving them a good drink. Depending on the season. Make sure they dry out completely before watering again. Don’t forget to give them a spray with soapy water to keep the bugs off them. And provide very good ventilation.

Condition

All photos have been taken in their natural growing conditions and no adjustments to the photos have been made for selling purposes. Photos displayed are to be used as a guide only, as the cactus and succulents you received may vary in size and shape. The largest size cactus or succulents, we have available at the point of sale will be provided. For easy identification, a name tag will be provided.

Posting

All Astrophytum are sent bare-rooted with no soil or pot and also wrapped in paper. Posted on Monday to Wednesday each week and sent by Australia post service. Sent express post for any size parcel.

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Weight0.08 kg
Dimensions13 × 10 × 10 cm

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