Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Cactus / fukuryu banjyaku

The photo is a degrafted Astrophytum hybrid, fukuryu banjyaku.
It is just 2 years old.
The appearance of fukuryu is not significant.

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Cactus / miracle kabuto

Many asterias have been in flower.
Although this spring is unusual and still quite cool in the end of September, asterias know it is true spring.
The photo is one of them, a miracle kabuto.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Cactus / myriostigma

An astrophytum myriostigma cv ginsya was in flower.
I bought seeds and sowed in 2003.
White pattern over the green body is attractive.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Cactus / asterias

This spring is cooler than normal year and more rain.
The photo is an Astrophytum asterias cv renboshi kabuto, just about opening flowers.

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Cactus / humbolditii

A Mammillaria humbolditii v caespitosa was in flower in this morning.
I sowed seeds on 30th September 2004.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Cactus / super kabuto

A super kabuto was in flower in the afternoon.
Asterias show abnormal flowers from time to time.
This super kabuto shows a large flower, 10 cm in diameter.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Cactus / super kabuto

Weather is unstable because of early spring.
Asterias have started to be in flower.
A super kabuto was in flower in this afternoon.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Cactus / strobiliformis

A Pelecyphora strobiliformis were in flower yesterday.
This one is also propagated from an off-set.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Cactus / aseliformis

A Pelecyphora aseliformis was in flower in the afternoon.
I propagate this one from an offset cutting.
The room temperature in the greenhouse  was 35 C'.