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Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum VF3

Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum VF3

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Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum

Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum is a unique cultivar of cactus prized for its striking appearance and minimalistic features. Originating from cultivation, this variety lacks the typical white flecks or markings found on the surface of Astrophytum asterias, resulting in a smooth and uniform green or bluish-green stem. Its spherical or slightly elongated shape, coupled with its lack of spines, gives it a sleek and clean aesthetic. During the flowering season, it may produce beautiful yellow flowers with orange centers, adding a touch of vibrancy to its overall appearance.

Cultivation Tips for Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum

To successfully cultivate Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum, consider the following tips:

  1. Soil and Potting: Plant Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum in well-draining soil mixtures, such as cactus or succulent potting mix combined with perlite or coarse sand. Ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

  2. Sunlight Exposure: Place the plant in a location where it can receive plenty of sunlight, preferably in a south-facing window or outdoors in full sun. Adequate sunlight is essential for healthy growth and flowering.

  3. Watering: Water sparingly but deeply, allowing the soil to dry out completely between watering sessions. During the winter months, reduce watering frequency to prevent root rot and encourage dormancy.

  4. Temperature: Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum thrives in warm temperatures ranging from 70°F to 90°F (21°C to 32°C) during the growing season. Protect the plant from frost and extreme cold temperatures.

  5. Fertilization: Apply a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half-strength once a month during the growing season. Refrain from fertilizing during the dormant period.

  6. Pest and Disease Control: Monitor the plant regularly for signs of pests such as mealybugs or scale insects. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

  7. Repotting: Repot Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum every 2-3 years in spring, using fresh potting mix and slightly larger containers to accommodate root growth.

By following these cultivation tips, you can enjoy the unique beauty of Astrophytum asterias cv OIBBO nudum and help it thrive in your home or garden.

A phytosanitary certificate (for additional costs of €20,00) is necessary for export plants from Italy to ALL destinations out of EUROPEAN COMMUNITY. Among which: United Kingdom Turkey, South America, USA, Canada, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, etc. You can buy it in our eBay store. 1 single certificate can cover several plants purchase that are sent together in same shipment.

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