Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Cactus / intermedius

Several Ariocarpus fissuratus v intermedius were in flower.
They were degrafted last September.
Ariocarpus is in flower several times in autumn.
It was 2nd flowering in this autumn.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

This cactus is relatively old.
I bought seed and sowed in 2004.
A young seedling was grafted onto a Hylocereus stock in same year.
The scion was degrafted in 2007.
The body has turned to a large lump.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Cactus / bravoanus

Several degrafted Ariocarpus bravoanus were in flower.
The photo is one of them.
I sowed seeds in 2014 and grafted several young seedlings.
They were degrafted last year.

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

Several degrafted Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus f Rio Verde were in flower.
The photo is one of them.
Since this one was grafted once, the shape is abnormal.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Cactus / super kabuto

Warm weather has returned.
It was 42 'C in the greenhouse yesterday.
Several asterias were in flower because of that.
The photo is one of them, super kabuto.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Cactus / Daruma royal

Several Ariocarpus retusus v major cv Daruma royals were in flower.
The photo is one of them.
I bought seeds and sowed in 2004.

Monday, 17 April 2017

Cactus / cauliflower

An ariocarpus retusus v furfuraceus cv Suguri cauliflower was in flower.
I have several this species but this one shows the character of cultivar quite well.