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Rosei 2 Trichocereus peruvianus Echinopsis

The Trichocereus peruvianus clones Rosei 1 & Rosei 2 are among the most interesting Trichocereus cultivars out there. Both are very glaucous with a dark blue skin. They have yellow or dark brown spines that often have black tips. The old spine growth looks very gray and the …

Fields Validus (Trichocereus)

Fields Validus (Trichocereus validus) This plant is one of the most popular and famed plants in the Australian Fields collection. This plant is a beautiful textbook specimen of the often-misunderstood species Trichocereus validus (Monviella). It is still unknown from where Robert Fields sourced his plants, but I am …

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 …

ROSEI 1 (Trichocereus peruvianus) Fields

Both Rosei 1 and Rosei 2 are among the most popular clones in the Trichocereus community. Just like so many great plants, they originated from the Fields collection in Victoria. The name was used in very old cactus literature to label a certain, very blue types of Trichocereus peruvianus …