Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Cactus / sanchez-mejoradae

An other Mammillaria, sanchez-mejoradae has also been in flower.
It is rain today.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Cactus / pectinifera

Several Mammillaria pectinifera have been in flower.
It seems spring has come in here.
The photo is one of them.

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Cactus / valdezianus

A turbinicarpus valdezianus was in flower in the afternoon.
Spring will be soon but it needs 2 more months actually.
I have propagated this one from seed.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Cactus / Shinkawa tama zouge

It is winter and is not flowering season of cacti.
Only several cacti are in flower in my place.
The photo is a grafted young Ariocarpus retusus cv Shinkawa tama zouge.
It will be 1 year old next month.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Cactus / super kabuto

According to the calendar, winter begins today.
The minimum temperature in the morning was 4 C'.
2 super kabutos were in flower in the afternoon.
The flower of asterias in winter is small.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Cactus / intergeneric hybrid

The photo is a scion of intergeneric hybrid, Turbinicarpus alonsoi x Strombocactus aseriformis.
I sowed seeds last August and grafted 6 of young seedlings onto Pereskiopsis stocks.
I expect some flowers in October.

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

A degrafted Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus v elephantideus was in flower.
Elephantideus has lager tubercles than that of standard one.
The flower color is also deeper.