Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Cactus / Ferocactus

A unknown name Ferocactus was in flower.
I bought cactus-mix seeds and sowed in 2000.
The body is 40 cm in diameter.
This one is in my backyard.
Here is no snow and no ice even if it was mid of winter.
Cacti can grow outdoors without any issues through a year.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Cactus / spegazzinii

A Gymnocalycium spegazzinni v loricatum was in flower.
I bought seeds and sowed in 2003.
The current size is 17 cm in diameter
The var loricatum shows short strong spines.


Saturday, 28 January 2017

Cactus / super kabuto

This is an other asterias, super kabuto which was in flower yesterday.
Hot days will come back soon.
I expect more asterias flowers.




Friday, 27 January 2017

Cactus / miracle kabuto

Several asterias were in flower in the afternoon.
The photo is one of them, miracle kabuto.
The maximam temperature will reach to 32 'C, means it is still in summer.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Cactus / alonsoi

A few cacti have been in flower.
This is one of them, degrafted Turbinicarpus alonsoi.

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.