Silver Dollar Cactus (Astrophytum asterias 'Super Kabuto')

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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Yellow
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: In my collection. Poland.Date: 2017-06-21
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Location: In my collection. Poland.Date: 2017-09-16
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2019-07-24
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Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Aug 19, 2019 8:06 PM

Astrophytum cultivar with dramatic white markings and white or pale yellow flowers. The word kabuto refers to a type of helmet. This cultivar is likely to be of hybrid origin, with A. capricorne and A. asterias in the mix. Seedling offspring may be rather variable in terms of markings, from spots to lines, blobs, and nearly all-white plants. Extreme selections can be spectacular.

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