Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Cactus / miracle kabuto

It is mid of winter in here.
I have stopped watering to cacti and I can not see cacti flowers at moment.
The photo is my oldest miracle kabuto, 19 cm in diameter.
The flecking becomes whiter in winter.

Friday, 8 June 2018

Cactus / buiningii

A Uebelmannia buiningii was in flower.
I harvested seeds from a my own cactus and sowed in July 2010.
It took 8 years from seed-to-flower.
The cactus is still very small, in a 5 cm square tube.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Cactus / cauliflower

A grafted young Ariocarpus retusus v furfuraceus cv Suguri cauliflower was in flower.
Although it is just 1 year old, showing the character of cauliflower well.
I sow cauliflower seeds every year but around 10% of seedlings shows a good character.

Friday, 1 June 2018

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

Winter has been in here.
Several Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus f Rio Verde were in flower yesterday.
The photo is one of them.
It pushes the pot out and I have to repot next September.