Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Monday, 16 February 2015

Cactus / asterias cultivar

This 3 years old asterias cultivar which I created is a 1st filial of (Ruri kabtou x Super kabuto).
The current size is around 5 cm diameter.
White dots over the dark green body give a clear contrast.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Cactus / hintonii

More Ariocrpus have been in flower.
The photo is a grafted Ariocarpus bravoanus v hintonii.
I took this photo in the morning today.

Monday, 9 February 2015

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

An Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus f Rio Verde was also in flower yesterday.
I grafted a very young seedling onto pereskiopsis and degrafted 2 years later.
The plant has reached to a good size, 7 cm diameter.

Friday, 6 February 2015

Cactus / fissuratus

It was a hot day today.
The maximum temperature reached to 39 'C in the afternoon.
Although the above mentioned situation, an Ariocarpus fissuratus f Big Bend was in flower.
I think it knows autumn will be very soon.

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Cactus / miracle kabuto

January was relatively cool compared to normal years.
It seems hot days will return from this weekend.
A miracle kabuto which I repotted lately was in flower yesterday.

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Cactus / kikkou

Although it is an out of flowering season for cacti, an Astrophytum myriostigma v nudum cv kikkou was in flower in the afternoon.
This species has the khoyo gene also but it is no longer to change the body color because the plant has reached to a mature age.