Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Cactus / fused scion

Fused scions grafted in 2017 have pushed a flowering bud up.
Scions are Ariocarpus fissuratus and Astrophytum asterias cv miracle kabuto.
I will degraft them in September.

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Cactus / Daruma Seiji

An ariocarpus retusus v furfuraceus cv Daruma Seiji was in flower.
This cultivar has very short and round tubercles, and seiji colour body.
The colour of flower is white but it turns to pinkish gradually before closing.

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Cactus / agavoides

An ariocarpus agavoides was in flower.
To keep healthy tubercles of agavoides, you need a good propagation skill.
Tubercles of this one have been kept relatively a good condition.

Friday, 17 May 2019

Cactus / fissuratus

An ariocarpus fissuratus was in flower again.
It was the 3rd flowering in this autumn.

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

Some ariocarpus flowers have returned.
The photo is one of them, a degrafted kotschoubeyanus f Rio Verde.

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Cactus / super kabuto

We have good autumn rain in last 2~3 days.
Rainwater tanks for cacti were almost empty but they have been  well recovered.
A super kabuto was in flower in autumn.

Friday, 3 May 2019

Cactus / Godzilla

4 young grafted Ariocarpus fissuratus cv Godzilla were in flower.
A friend gave me seeds and sowed in July last year.
11 of them were germinated and grafted in September.
Sown seed to in flower is around 9 months.
I will harvest seeds from them.