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Sand dollar

Astrophytum asterias

Also known as

Silver dollar cactus

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Sand dollar Overview

This is a globular cactus with green-speckled and round white scales which will produce yellow flowers.

Common problems with Sand dollar

How to propagate Sand dollar

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the winter or summer.

Other uses of Sand dollar

Grown for their freely produced, flattish, yellow flowers, some with red centres.