Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

A degrafed with a short Pereskiopsis stock Ariocarpus kotshoubeyanus was in flower.
It was degeafted 4 years ago. I assume own-roots have developed.
I will check the roots during the repotting in September.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Cactus / trigonus

Ariocarpus trigonus were in flower.
Flower is yellow and release a very good scent.
They are very similar to A. elongatus.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Cactus / scapharostroides

It was a cloudy day yesterday.
Ariocarpes were hard to open flowers completely.
The photo is A. retusus v scapharostroides.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Cactus / hintonii

An ariocarpus bravoanus v hintonii was in flower.
It was 3rd flowering for the cactus in this autumn.
Since flower remains limit the formation of next buds, you have to remove all flower remains.

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Cactus / Seiji

Many Ariocarpus retusus v furfuraceus cv Daruma Seiji were in flower yesterday.
This cultivar has round tubercles shaped like Daruma and body is Seiji color.
The photo is one of them.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Cactus / bravoanus

Ariocarpus bravoanus were in flower.
These are 2nd flowering in this autumn.
A rat ate buds for the 1st flowering and I could not see any flowers unfortunately.

Friday, 18 May 2018

Cactus / cauliflower

A young Ariocarpus retusus v furfuraceus cv Suguri cauliflower has pushed a flowering bud up.
The weather in autumn is unstable and repeating "warm and cool".
It is rain today.
All rain water tanks connected to greenhouses have been filled up.