Astrophytum

How do you care for an Astrophytum Coahuilense?

How do you care for an Astrophytum Coahuilense? The cactus Astrophytum Coahuilense belongs to the genus Astrophytum. It is native to Mexico, notably Coahuila and Durango in the south-west. Despite their superficial resemblance, the two species have separate blooms, fruits, and seeds. Astrophytum Coahuilense can be cultivated from seeds and is suitable to botanical cultivation,…

Astrophytum

How do you care for an Astrophytum Capricorne?

How do you care for an Astrophytum Capricorne? Astrophytum Capricorne is common in northern Mexico, in the Chihuahua Desert, where precipitation is significantly lower (less than 200 mm per year) than in other Astrophytum environments. This cactus prefers limestone soils, rocks, and thorny shrubs. The A. Capricorne is a hardy Mexican native with curled spines…

Astrophytum

How do you care for an Astrophytum Myriostigma?

How do you care for an Astrophytum Myriostigma? Astrophytum Myriostigma, commonly known as the Bishop’s Cap Cactus, Bishop’s Miter Cactus, or Bishop’s Hat, is a Cactaceae family blooming cactus. This cute cactus may be found in the mountains of central and northern Mexico. The bishop’s cap features wide ribs that resemble a bishop’s ceremonial headdress,…