Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Monday, 27 June 2016

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

A grafted Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus v elepantideus has pushed a flowering bud up.
The scion is less than 1 year old, sown seed in August last year.
Since it has been in winter, the bud may not be opened.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Cactus / winter

It was rainy and cold day yesterday.
There are no cacti flowers currently.
Spring will be soon and I have to wait it.
The photo is the inside of large greenhouse taken by my new camera.

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Cactus / retusus cultivar

An Ariocarpus retusus cultivar, Shinkawa Tama-zouge was in flower.
The character of cultivar is longer tubercles compared to the standard one.
I have planned to increase this species.

Saturday, 4 June 2016

Cactus / furfuraceus

Winter is in here.
It was quite cool in this morning.
Several Ariocarpus species have still been in flower.
The photo is one of them, A. retusus v furfuraceus.