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Trichocereus macrogonus (Echinopsis macrogona) in Matucana II

In this chapter I want to show you some of the wild populations of Trichocereus macrogonus aka Echinopsis macrogona from Matucana. The species is partially synonymous with Echinopsis peruviana, which is why there is quite some overlay between these two. The name Echinopsis macrogona has a long and …

Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana: Huariquiña

Trichocereus peruvianus from Huariquiña! Huariquiña, not far away from Matucana. There are also some photos from that site from the Sacred Succulents Field Trip. Overall, this is a fantastic strain with beautiful plants that grow prostrate at times.

ICARO DNA Trichocereus peruvianus (Echinopsis peruviana)

ICARO DNA is a strain of Trichocereus macrogonus/peruvianus from Peru. They are collected by the reputable vendor Julio from the Icaro DNA shop, who has been active for many years now. Their strain is an extremely blue and spiny Peruvianus strain that comes from the Matucana region on Peru. …

Trichocereus peruvianus Matucana

Trichocereus peruvianus Matucana is one of the most sought after types. Matucana is the type locality of Trichocereus peruvianus, which means that in Matucana you can find the most typical plants according to the description. The description was originally made by the Americans Britton & Rose, and the …

Sharxx Blue (Trichocereus peruvianus)

Sharxx Blue is a short spined Trichocereus peruvianus clone that was named after SAB Member Sharxx. It originated from the well known DAWSONS cactus collection and was distributed and named by PD (another SAB member). It probably is some kind of Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana, very much like …

ICARO DNA (Trichocereus peruvianus)

ICARO DNA (Trichocereus peruvianus) The ICARO DNA is not actually a clone but a seller who is very well know for it´s high quality Trichocereus seeds. The plants grow into amazingly dark to blue-green colored columns with strong spines. Sometimes, those spines are also dark brown colored and …

Other Cacti from the Sacred Succulents Field Trips

Other Cacti from the Sacred Succulents Field Trips Hi Guys, in this post I will show you some of the other cacti from the Sacred Succulents Field trips. The copyright of all those pics is: Ben Kamm, Sacredsucculents.com BK08530.1 Mahueniopsis boliviana, Tambillo, Bolivia This majestic Mahueniopsis is from …

BK08612.4 Trichocereus peruvianus, Matucana, Peru

Trichocereus peruvianus BK08612.4 from Matucana. Very cool glaucous blue type! Pics: Ben Kamm, sacredsucculents.com This collection is known for its frosted blue epidermis. The populations in Matucana grow at around 2000 meters and Matucana was originally given as the type locality of Trichocereus peruvianus in Britton & Rose´s …

LOS GENTILES Trichocereus peruvianus

The Los Gentiles strain is mostly known through the California based Nursery Sacred Succulents, who has been offering crosses with this type for years. They sell both seeds and cloned plants, which is why there is a large generic diversity. LOS GENTILES is Trichocereus peruvianus / Trichocereus macrogonus …

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 …

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 …