Astrophytum coahuilense

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Astrophytum coahuilense plant

Plants will become available again in the second week of May, 2017.

Total shipping and handling is $3 on all orders.

All plants are shipped using priority mail with delivery confirmation. Plants are no longer shipped in the months of January, February and into March.

All plants are shipped Bare-root

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Astrophytum coahuilense

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Yes - small container size plant. This variety will occupy a small flower pot comfortably and remain a manageable sized house plant.

This variety will do their best as houseplants with lots of sun and they become stressed with inadequate light which could result in poor health or even death.

Yes - does well with cool winter time temperatures. This variety will tolerate temperatures down below 50 °F. if the roots are kept dry, and will do very well in a home with energy saving thermostat setting.

This variety stores much of its water in the root system and will need a large or deep pot to accommodate their extensive roots.

Yes - flowers easily as a house plant. This variety is likely to flower as a house plant, but results will depend on a variety of growing conditions.

good locations

Potential living space locations include; East, West windows, but a South window or a three to four seasons room will work better where the plants get more sun. This species will tolerate very cool days and cold nights, but will need the temperatures to remain above 20 °F. In general coahuilense is at risk for fungal infections if left outdoors unless it is being kept in a climate very similar to its natural habitat.

Most plants continue to grow only having 5 ribs, but sometimes plants may increase the number of ribs as they grow depending on the individual plant genetics.

size

Coahuilense grows from 4 to 8 inches wide, and can get a few feet tall as an older plant. They keep a globular appearance for many years, before they begin to get tall. This cactus has no spines.

ancestry

Mexico

plant propagation origin

Plants and seeds are grown and propagated by windowsillcactus.com.

items included in purchase

Purchase price includes a bare-root Astrophytum coahuilense plant.

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