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KK339 Trichocereus pachanoi

KK339 originally was an Ecuadorian collection of Trichocereus pachanoi made by Karel Knize! This wonderful plant is one of the most interesting plants distributed by the Peruvian wholesaler Karel Knize. The species is pretty much the archetype of an Ecuadorian Pachanoi. This type is extremely typical for what …

KK242 – Trichocereus cuzcoensis & more!

KK242 – Trichocereus cuzcoensis & more! KK242 Trichocereus cuzcoensis is a collection number by the Peruvian seed & cactus seller Karel Knize. He is know for his many Trichocereus species and KK242 was one of them. But it´s not actually a species because we grew all kinds of …

Trichocereus carmaguensis KK1414 (Echinopsis camarguensis)

This is a very typical collection of Trichocereus camarguensis from Karel Knize. He assigned the collection number KK1414 for a collection site in Camargo, Bolivia, where this plant originally comes from. I don´t know how much variation is within this local population but from the looks of it, …

KK340 Trichocereus cuzcoensis (Echinopsis)

KK340 Trichocereus cuzcoensis (Echinopsis) KK340 Trichocereus cuzcoensis is a wild strain collected by Karel Knize. Knize´s numbers stand for regions instead of mother plants, which is why there are various different plants with this field number and not all are the same species. Most ended up to be …

KK336 Trichocereus glaucus – Echinopsis glauca

I am totally not sure if Knize´s Trichocereus glaucus is actually the same plant that Friedrich Ritter described as Trichocereus glaucus. Here is what I have about Knize´s KK336. He sold the plant for a very long time and collected them at various sites. The first one was …