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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 …

Trichocereus pachanoi / Echinopsis pachanoi in Ecuador!

Trichocereus pachanoi in Ecuador is rare, but there definitely are a lot of them to be found there. The original type locality of Echinopsis pachanoi is in Ecuador. Though it is much more common in Peru these days the most typical specimens to the description can be found …

Trichocereus ‘BOGAN’ (Echinopsis)

Trichocereus ‘BOGAN’ (Echinopsis) The Bogan clone has one of the funniest backgrounds of all the clones that are known in the community. It all goes back to the year 2006, when the SAB Member DuG discovered a very cool type of (back then, suspected Trichocereus macrogonus) growing in …

Trichocereus ‘Yowie’ (Echinopsis)

Trichocereus ‘Yowie’ (Echinopsis) Yowie is an Australian Trichocereus clone that came from the Fields collected. It probably came to Australia during one of the first expeditions by Harry Blossfeld, who funded his trips by selling plants to cactus collectors. Yowie is a very cool and popular Trichocereus with …

Trichocereus ‘Rod’ (Echinopsis)

The Australian SAB Clone ROD is a rather rare Ecuadorian Echinopsis pachanoi. This plant comes from the type locality of the species in Ecuador. You can recognize Ecuadorian Pachs by the color epidermis and the unique areole shape. In addition, they sometimes have longer spines than the Peruvian …

Trichocereus ‘Nothink’ (Echinopsis)

Trichocereus ‘Nothink’ (Echinopsis) This clone is one of the lesser known clones, and it took years until I got some good photos of it. NOTHINK has become more common lately, and there are a few growers who are breeding with it now, but it was very rare for …