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Trichocereus grandigonus x T.vatteri Orange CHR.1

Trichocereus hybrid comes from the German breeder Rainer Heise. Trichocereus grandigonus is a hybrid between Trichocereus grandiflora eyriesii and Trichocereus thelegonus. The father is a Trichocereus vatteri with a beautiful orange flower. It has a slender body very similar to other Thelegonus hybrids like Trichocereus imperialis. The spines …

Fixing a crooked Plant – Gräsers Erfolg x SB

My Gräsers Erfolg x SB has become so gigantic it leans on one side. I tried leaning it against something to counter balance and this is what worked the best. Almost ripped down the flower but had to do it because I want it to grow into the …

Trichocereus YELLOW CALIFORNIA

Yellow California is a Trichocereus hybrid from the California Group, which are classic hybrids by Hans Britsch. Other hybrids from the California complex are Orange California or FLying Saucer.

Hildewintera ‘Humkes Röschen’ Cleistocactus

Hildewintera Hybrid HUMKES RÖSCHEN (translates to Humke´s Rosie) is one of the hybrids that flowers all season long. I´ve had at least 50 flowers on a very little plant during this season, and quite a lot of them took and produced viable seeds. It´s a great and very …

My Grandpa in Law passed Away!

Here´s a video that I filmed a couple years ago when my wife’s grandfather passed away. He was very old, but he was a really special guy and as someone who lost both of his grandfathers very early on, I liked having someone from this older generation around …

Takoradi x Flying Saucer Trichocereus Cactus Jerk S1E421

This hybrid comes from an Uwe Kahle cross from 2012. The breeder´s code is KA.2012.61.09 and the parents are Takoradi x Flying Saucer. Both are excellent parents and most seedlings from this cross that I have seen looked great. Definitely a gorgeous hybrid and I´ve been making lots …

Trichocereus grandigonus x Trichocereus vatteri Orange.CHR1

Trichocereus Hybrid GRANDIGONUS (Trichocereus thelegonus x Echinopsis eyriesii v.grandiflora) x Trichocereus vatteri Orange. There are numerous clones from this Heise cross, and the flower color varies substantially. This one is clone CHR.1 and it was the one that I personally liked the most.

Akersia / Hildewintera Hybrid Otto Schultz

Hildewintera / Akersia Hybrid OTTO SCHULTZ is a popular intergeneric hybrid that produces beautiful little flowers that look a bit similar to Cleistocactus flowers. They are roughly 9 cm in diameter and have a nice purple color. I personally love this hybrid and made various crosses with it. …

Lobivia zecheri x Trichocereus candicans VR.2008.25.2

This is a remarkable hybrid grown from a cross by Kakteen Vers. The breeder´s code for this cross is VR.2008.25.2 and the parents are Lobivia zecheri x Trichocereus candicans (natural hybrid, probably collected by Andreas Wessner). The natural Candicans hybrid that was used as father has a colored …

Trichocereus ‘Yellow California’

Trichocereus hybrid ‘Yellow California’. Legendary classic and a sister plant from the California hybrids such as Flying Saucer, Orange California etc. Great classic that keeps pumping out amazing offspring. This is the clone that came from Axel Neumann.

Trichocereus ‘Flying Saucer’

The Trichocereus hybrid FLYING SAUCER is one of the best hybrids ever made. Personally, I consider it the best one and I totally love it. And never really got what the hype was all about until I saw that flower opening in front of me. The flowers are …