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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 …

Lobivia Hybrid Lewitzsonne – Cactus Flower Video

Mini Flower Parade! This is the Lobivia hybrid LEWITZSONNE, which is a hybrid that came from a German cactus nursery and was selected and distributed by the German breeder SAP. Full flower pollination video coming up soon!

Lobivia Hybrid ANEMONE by Wessner – Flower Video

My large Lobivia Anemone mother plant pushed out lots of flowers in the 2019 season and this gorgeous flush came out early in the season. Lots of gorgeous cactus flowers with a black throat. Was able to pollinate various of them with stuff like Lobivia winteriana and cannot …

Trichocereus FLYING SAUCER x Dione – Cactus Flower Video

Various things are happening in this video. I can´t read my own writing, which happens way more often than I would like to admit. Also, I am pollinating this gorgeous Trichocereus hybrid that was grown from a cross between Flying Saucer x Dione. I am pollinating the flower …

Fugu x (Abendrot x Yellow California) Cactus Flower Video

This gorgeous hybrid by Uwe Kahle was grown from the cross KA.2007.0040 and the parents are Fugu x (Abendrot x Yellow California). The flower has a very unique shape and it´s just a very funky plant. I mostly bought this because of how much my wife loved it …

Trichocereus arboricola – Cactus Flower Video

The Trichocereus arboricola I own went crazy this year and put on an amazing cactus flower show! Multiple flowers opened at the same time and it was such a beautiful sight. This flower is one of my favorites!

Trichocereus Hybrid ‘SPHINX’ – Cactus Flower Video

This intense and very special flower belongs to the hybrid SPHINX. It is a hybrid created by Rolf Autenrieth. The parents are Noller 5 x Flying Saucer and it´s rare that this plant flowers. I´ve owned this plant for a few years, but it was the first year …

Cactus Jerk S1E351 (Schigra x Gräsers Schönste) x (Legon x Apricot Glow)

Crazy cross between Schigra/Gräsers Schönste and Teshi/Apricot Glow. The earthy color tones of Schigra and Gräsers Schönste have perfectly mixed with the glowing look and shape of Apricot Glow. It´s not really a beautiful flower in the classic sense, but it definitely has character. I kept this one …

Cactus Jerk S1E348 Wörlitz x (Gröner Orange x Legon)

WÖRLITZ hybrids are known for their sometimes crazy colors. WÖRLITZ is a multihybrid involving DESSAU and FLYING SAUCER and is just an absolute classic. This hybrid is the result of WÖRLITZ x (GRÖNER ORANGE x LEGON) and the breeder is Uwe Kahle.

Cactus Jerk S1E212 Pollinating a Broken Cactus Flower

Interesting video! This is the pollination I did on the plant that was broken during the storm. Surprisingly, the pollination did kinda take for a while, but it eventually dropped off during our record heatwave and at this time seeds were not fully developed. But yeah, interesting video! …

Cactus Jerk S1E200 Part 2 BAD BAD Storm in the Cactus Garden

After the gorgeous Cactus Flower Parade in CACTUS JERK Episode 200, we were hit by a massive storm with thunder, lightning and floods. This is the video when I came out into the greenhouse in the morning and found the mess that it had created. Needless to say, …

S1 E130 Patrick Injures Himself on a Cactus Spine

As a cactus breeder, it is normal for me to injure myself on cactus spines every now and then. However, in this case I accidentally hit on a cactus with full force and it hurt like crazy. I´m really not a sissy when it’s about pain, but I …

S1 E97 Cactus Fertilization Sunday

Today is the day that I´m fertilizing the whole collection. With a collection this size, it always means a lot of work that can take up to a few hours. I normally fertilize with smaller cans because I like to add lots of additional extracts and it just …