Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Monday, 12 November 2018

Cactus / Super kabuto

A matured super kabuto was in flower.
This one is just abut starting to show the character of Hanazono.

Saturday, 10 November 2018

Cactus / hanazono kabuto

A matured hanazono kabuto was in flower yesterday.
It looked an ordinal asterias when it was young.
It has turned to a wonderful asterias as you can see.


Friday, 9 November 2018

Cactus / red flowering asterias

Many asterias were in flower in the afternoon.
The photo is on of them, 2nd filial red flowering hanazono kabuto.
The cactus was degrafted last September and rooted.
It has not shown yet the character of hanazon at all.


Friday, 2 November 2018

Cactus / loricatum

A gymnocalycium spegazzinii v loricatum was in flower in the afternoon.
Cacti propagated from a same seed pack show various spine length.
This one has very short spines.
Seed was sown in 2003.

Thursday, 1 November 2018

Cactus / ornatum

A gymnocalycium spegazzinii ornatum was in flower in the afternoon.
I bought seeds and sowed in 2004.
A seedling was grafted once but it was degrafted and rooted in 2006.

Monday, 29 October 2018

Cactus / capricorne

An astrophytum capricorne was in flower.
This is a small plant, just 6 cm in diameter.
The flower colour is not standard.
The flower of standard capricorne is yellow but this one is reddish.


Sunday, 28 October 2018

Cactus / miracle kabutos

Miracle kabuto grow slowly but they will be tight against to pots in some years.
It is the season of repotting for these seedlings.
The photo is young miracle kabutos, sown seeds in 2012 and 2013.
I have continued repotting them.