Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

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.

Monday, 16 January 2017

Cactus / placentiformis

I bought seeds of Discocactus placentiformis v latispinus f major and sowed in August 2007.
The photo is one of them, 15 cm in diameter.
It is the 1st flowering of the cactus.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Cactus / ritteri

A grafted Aztukium ritteri was in flower yesterday.
The stock is Pereskiopsis.
I grafted an off-set last year.
The scion has still been quite small, 15 mm in diameter.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Cactus / heptacanthus

A Discocactus heptacanths v griseus was in flower.
It is hard to describe what type of scent is but the flower releases a very nice scent.

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Cactus / red flowering asterias

A Happy New Year!

It is a cloudy day today in here.
A red flowering asterias was in flower.