Australian Desert Blooms


It is suited for sunny-brightly exposure but can tolerate light shade. Ideal for shallow pots only. Grown in 100 mm size pots about 10 years old.

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Astrophytum Senile 100mm has larger stems, lacks hair flecks, and is also so densely wrapped with long soft spines that the body is hardly visible. It requires filtered sunlight to the full sun. Light shade to full sun, its color tends to richer and darker when grown in light shade. Astrophytum Senile 100mm is best to be careful watering to keep the plant compact.

Also known as Astrophytum Capricorne subs. Senile


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.


Watch your Astrophytum Senile 100mm for the first couple of months to check if they are happy where they are.

Astrophytum Senile 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.


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.


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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Weight0.450 kg
Dimensions25 × 20 × 10 cm


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