Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Thursday, 4 June 2020

Cactus / agavoides

It was 6 'C in greenhouses in this morning but some Ariocarpus were in flower.
The photo is one of them, an Ariocarpus agavoides.
The cactus was degrafted and rooted 2 years ago.

Monday, 1 June 2020

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

It is the 1st day of winter in here today.
Some Ariocarpus have still been in flower.
The photo is one of them, kotschoubeyanus.

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Cactus / jauernigii

I bought 10 seeds of Turbinicarpus jauernigii and sowed in August 2006.
5 of them have survived
The photo is one of them with a flower.

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Cactus / Ariocarpus

Yesterday was a dood sunshine day. Several Ariocarpus were in flower in the afternoon.
A fused Ariocarpus, kotschoubeyanus and agavoides is one of them.
They were fused during the grafting process.


Thursday, 21 May 2020

Cactus / buiningii

We got a good rain last night. The rain fall in this year is more than that of normal year.
3 Uebelmannania buiningiis were in flower.
The photo is one of them.
Uebelmannia are in flower through a year except mind of winter.


Friday, 15 May 2020

Cactus / bravoanus

It was 6 'C in this morning.
An ariocarpus bravoanus was in flower.
It may be the last flowering of Ariocarpus in this autum.
Bravoanus has a small body, just 6 cm in diameter.

Saturday, 9 May 2020

Cactus / Daruma royal

A rooted off-set of Ariocarpus retusus cv Daruma royal was in flower.
This one was rooted two years ago.
Unfortunately it was a bit weak last autum and I could not see any flowers.
The flowering shows an evidence of recovering.