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cryptocarpa
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cryptocarpa

Number of posts : 268
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Wow those are some huge asterias plants Hanazono! I love that alps plant it looks like it comes from another planet, six ribs and star shape is an interesting combo.
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Hanazono
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Since I collect cactus as a ornamental plant, I wash cactus by water every occasion of repotting.
I use soap when it was necessary and possible to use.
I also use a small comb to set long hair of cactus up.


The Alps super kabuto on the photo is under rooting process.
I hope it would complete with a successful result but I am not sure at moment.
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cryptocarpa
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cryptocarpa

Number of posts : 268
Location : Melbourne
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyTue Oct 15, 2013 8:24 pm

Some super colours on these Kikko koh yo seedlings I decided to put on grafts. Kikko trait doesn't usually show up till plants are 5cm diameter or more. Because I know these ones are good colour already I wanted to push them to find out if they are good kikko too.
I reckon I need to start using black backgrounds with this new look forum.....but I am digging it!cheers 
Kikko Kohyo selected for grafting
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cryptocarpa
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cryptocarpa

Number of posts : 268
Location : Melbourne
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyTue Oct 15, 2013 8:31 pm

One you don't see every day, Conophytum burgeri just about to crust over and drift off into its summer slumber. This species is the ultimate in fused succulent leaf-pair plants. Took seven years to get seeds on this plant grown from seed.
C. burgeri with seedpod
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SneakyCuttlefish
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyTue Oct 15, 2013 8:37 pm

Wow!! That is just bizarre. You certainly have more patience then I do.

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SneakyCuttlefish
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyTue Oct 15, 2013 8:43 pm

This is an unknown Mammillaria I picked up a few months ago. The flowers opened up this morning. Haven't tried to I.D. it yet but if anyone has any ideas what it is send me a PM.

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Location : canada
Registration date : 2013-10-16

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my new cact i bought on-line from china and thailand
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Hanazono
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Hanazono

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Location : SA
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyWed Oct 16, 2013 7:47 pm

It has started the flowering season of Thelocactus.
2 Thelocactus hetarochromus were in flower in the afternoon.
The attached photo is one of them.
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Hanazono
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyThu Oct 17, 2013 7:35 pm

Although we had a heavy shower early in the morning, it was good sunshine in the afternoon.
Quite many asterias were in flower in the afternoon.
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyThu Oct 17, 2013 11:30 pm

So many awesome kabutos Hanzono Smile

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Hanazono
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyFri Oct 18, 2013 7:30 am

G'morning Hellonasty

Actually I lost quite many kabutos for the last one year.
I have been making more to fill the room up.

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Good job, you can never have too many Kabutos Smile


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SneakyCuttlefish
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyMon Oct 21, 2013 7:00 pm

Echinocereus Reichenbachi var. Albispinus

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Hellonasty
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Number of posts : 1824
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyMon Oct 21, 2013 9:24 pm

Nice, I love echinocereus flowers .

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terracottacactus

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Number of posts : 40
Location : USDA 10
Registration date : 2013-09-24

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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyTue Oct 22, 2013 1:18 am

The only thing to flower so far (except for a couple of mams that have been going non stop for almost a month) in my collection is this Notocactus - I took this pic last week and have got 4 more flowers from it.
Still waiting for summer over here flower

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Hanazono
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyTue Oct 22, 2013 5:16 am

Some more cacti have been in flower.

Reddish flowering super kabuto
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Echinocactus horizontharonius v nicholii
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SneakyCuttlefish
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyWed Oct 23, 2013 10:01 pm

This was labeled Gymnocalycium horstii but i think its a G. valniceckianum

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Turbinicarpus Swobodae

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Definitely not Horstii but a nice plant either way Smile

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Hanazono

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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptySun Oct 27, 2013 6:09 am

I once collected Gimnocalycium.
I have no intention to collect more but still remained some.
I propagated the following 3 species from seeds.

1. G. spegazzinni v loricatum, sowed seeds on 16 November 2003
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2. G. vatteri, sowed seeds on 16 October 2004
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3. G. spegazzinii v ornatum, sowed seeds on 17th November 2004
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SneakyCuttlefish
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptySun Oct 27, 2013 12:12 pm

Nice plants. I love gymno's but I have a lot of trouble with sun damage and 'wrinkling' up here. Definitely need a greenhouse.

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Hanazono
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Number of posts : 825
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Yes Gimnocalycium will be damaged easily by strong sunlight.

I cover Gimnos area by 50% green shade-cloth permanently.
I add one more 50% green shade-cloth between mid of November to mid of March.
Gimnos are covered by 2 layer of shade-clothes in summer time.
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Number of posts : 40
Location : USDA 10
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Sulcorebutia areanacea. Finally getting some sun in W.A!
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyThu Oct 31, 2013 7:48 am

2 asterias species are just about in flower

1. Astrophytum asterias cv hanazono kabuto
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2. Astrophytum asterias cv ruri kabuto
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PostSubject: Re: Spring 2013 - Post your pics !!   Spring 2013 - Post your pics !! - Page 3 EmptyThu Oct 31, 2013 11:57 am

Amazing Hanazono..... so beautiful Smile

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A heap of Lophophora were in flower today Smile

Check out my blog for more !

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