Also known as
Bishop's Hat, Bishop's Hat Cactus
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Star Cactus Overview
Astrophytum is a genus containing around 6 species of slow-growing perennial cacti from the Cactaceae family. These plants are native from southern Texas to Mexico and they may be referred to as living rocks due to their slow growth. They produce large yellow or white flowers and require high levels of sunlight and dry conditions to thrive.
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How to propagate Star Cactus
You can propagate by seeds in the winter or summer.
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Other uses of Star Cactus
Grown for their freely produced, flattish, yellow flowers, some with red centres.