Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Cactus / super kabuto

I bought several seeds of "Tiger super kabuto" and sowed in 2003.
Just 3 of them have been alive.
The photo is one of them.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Cactus / Astrophyutum hybrid

An astrophytum hybrid, hakujyou fukuryu banjyaku was in flower.
It is degrafted 2 years old plant.
I degrafted and rooted in the last September.


Monday, 16 January 2017

Cactus / placentiformis

I bought seeds of Discocactus placentiformis v latispinus f major and sowed in August 2007.
The photo is one of them, 15 cm in diameter.
It is the 1st flowering of the cactus.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Cactus / ritteri

A grafted Aztukium ritteri was in flower yesterday.
The stock is Pereskiopsis.
I grafted an off-set last year.
The scion has still been quite small, 15 mm in diameter.


Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Cactus / heptacanthus

A Discocactus heptacanths v griseus was in flower.
It is hard to describe what type of scent is but the flower releases a very nice scent.

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Cactus / red flowering asterias

A Happy New Year!

It is a cloudy day today in here.
A red flowering asterias was in flower.

Friday, 30 December 2016

Cactus / seedling grafting

I graft young seedlings onto Pereskiopsis stocks every year.
124 seedlings have been grafted in this season.
They will be degrafted in September 2018.
The photo is grafted seedlings in this season.