Astrophytum is a genus of six species of cacti, native to North America.
These species are sometimes referred to as living rocks, though the term is also used for other genera, particularly Lithops (Aizoaceae). The generic name is derived from the Greek words άστρον (astron), meaning "star," and φυτόν (phyton), meaning "plant."
This star cactus or astrophytum cactus plant is a desert plant it grows well in deserted climate. In greenhouse this plant grows well and this plant needs a lot of temperature for its fast growth. It needs poor well-drained soil for its healthy growth. Full sunlight and high temperature is preferable for this plant growth. This type of cactus plant loves dry soil but poor watering is preferable for this plant growth. Very poor fertilizing is acceptable by this plant.
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