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Astrophytum Asterias Super Kabuto

Astrophytum Asterias Super Kabuto

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  • Astrophytum asterias 'Super Kabuto' is a cultivar of the Astrophytum asterias species, a type of cactus commonly known as the "Star Cactus" or "Sea Urchin Cactus."
    Because of its unique and intricate patterns, Astrophytum asterias 'Super Kabuto' is highly sought after by cactus collectors. Its appearance makes it a standout among other Astrophytum varieties.
    Astrophytum asterias 'Super Kabuto' has a distinctive star-shaped appearance, characterized by numerous white or yellowish flecks on its greenish to brownish body. The flecks often create intricate patterns resembling constellations.
    When mature, Astrophytum asterias 'Super Kabuto' can produce yellow flowers with a pleasant fragrance. The flowers are typically large and bloom from the apex of the cactus.
    In some cultures, cacti, including Astrophytum asterias, are associated with endurance and resilience due to their ability to thrive in harsh desert conditions. They are sometimes considered symbolic of strength and protection.
  • Water Needs: Low; allow the soil to dry out almost completely between waterings. Water sparingly to prevent overwatering.
  • Light Requirement: Prefers bright, direct sunlight. Provide plenty of sunlight, but protect from scorching midday sun in very hot climates.
  • Maintenance: Low; minimal pruning required, remove dead or yellowing parts if needed.
  • Common Names: Sand Dollar Cactus, Sea Urchin Cactus.
  • Family: Cactaceae.
  • Origin: Native to Mexico.
  • Cold Tolerance: Not frost-resistant; protect from freezing temperatures.
  • Heat Tolerance: Tolerates heat well and thrives in warm to hot conditions.


  • Size: 17cm Height x 11cm Width.
  • Playful pottery crafted with Black Iron glaze with ashes from Messenian Greek olive trees.
  • Glazed interior to protect those precious roots.
  • Fired up to 1200°C
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