Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Cactus / principis

2 of Leuchtenbergia principis were in flower.
The photo is one of them.
Flowers release a citrus scent.

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Cactus / horstii

A Discocactus horstii was in flower.
The growing point of main body was damaged by unknown reasons and formed off-sets.
Flowers have come out from one of off-sets.

Friday, 25 January 2019

Cactus / placentiformis

Yesterday was very hot.
The maximum temperature was 47 'C and the minimum also was 31 'C.
I could see flowers of Discocactus placentiformis v latispinus in this morning.

Monday, 14 January 2019

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

An ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus was in flower.
It should be in flower in May, too early flowering.
I assume daytime has been shorter gradually and the cactus reacts against to the change.

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Cactus / red flowering hanazono kabuto

A 1st filial red flowering hanazono kabuto was in flower.
This one started to show the character of "hanazono" lately.

Friday, 11 January 2019

Cactus / castanea

An Frailea castanea was in flower yesterday.
Buds of Frailea are finished off without opening normally but it was opened actually.
Since I lost many of this species, I have tried to regain quantity but the germination rate of this species is quite poor by unknown reasons.

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Cactus / super kabuto

A super kabuto was in flower.
I think this one is one of good super kabutos in my greenhouse.
The size is 13 cm in diameter.

Sunday, 6 January 2019

Cactus / miracle kabuto

Since hot days had continued a while, it was not easy to get in greenhouses.
Several asterias were in flower yesterday.
The photo is one of them, a miracle kabuto.