How to grow Astrophytum myriostigma in winter

Written by Maggie

Dec 03 2020

How to grow Astrophytum myriostigma in winter

In the course of winter breeding, the Astrophytum myriostigma should be placed in a sunny place for breeding. Moreover, the myriostigma potted plants should be constantly turned, and the amount of watering should be controlled well.Do not apply fertilizer to the soil, and the temperature should be controlled above 5℃, give it good cold measures, so as to avoid plants frostbite.It can be fertilized in the beginning of the winter, it can also turn over the basin for soil conservation.

Astrophytum myriostigma

1. Get plenty of light for Astrophytum myriostigma

Astrophytum myriostigma is a kind of succulent plant which likes to grow in sunshine.In winter, abundant sunshine is needed. It is best to rotate the potted plants constantly in the sun, so as to avoid the frostbite of Astrophytum myriostigma in winter and facilitate the better growth of the plants.

2. Control water and stop fertilizer for Astrophytum myriostigma

In general, the cold tolerance of Astrophytum myriostigma is relatively strong, and winter is also the hibernating period.Do not pour large amounts of water into the soil to keep it slightly moist.Also, do not fertilize the soil, or it will easily affect the normal growth of the plant, and then apply fertilizer when the climate gradually warms up.

Astrophytum myriostigma

3. Keep out the cold and control the temperature of Astrophytum myriostigma

If the temperature is lower than 15℃ in winter, the Astrophytum myriostigma plants will enter the dormant period, making them unable to grow normally.Below 5℃ will affect the normal growth of plants.It needs to do a good job of keeping out the cold measures, the temperature between 5 ~ 15℃, so as to facilitate the growth of plants.

4. Soil base fertilizer of Astrophytum myriostigma

The fact that Astrophytum myriostigma cannot be fertilised in winter does not mean it does not need it. We can apply organic fertilizer when entering winter, increase the fecundity of soil.In addition, the peat soil, garden soil, decidable organic fertilizer and other materials can be mixed to restore the pot for curing, so as to make Astrophytum myriostigma grow better.

Astrophytum myriostigma