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[21 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Check out these butts

Two aloe butts worth checking out.
It’s Aloe Butt Day! So let’s celebrate with a couple pics of my two favourite aloes.
The top pic is a fan aloe (Aloe Plicatilis), it a massive old plant that has been moved around a lot.The other pic has an Aloe Ferox in the foreground with Cleistocactus strausii (silver torch or wooly torch) dominating a few cool cacti in he background.
Here’s some older pictures of the aloe’s flowering.


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[21 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
My Favourite Cactus Flower

The beauty of this flower is beyond words. I love the way the petals and stamen are illuminated from behind.

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[20 May 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Massive San Pedro Branch Sale

Massive 1.8m San Pedro branches for sale.

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[27 Apr 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Massive San Pedro Sale

A friend is leaving Melbourne and sadly isn’t able to take his cacti collection with him. He’s asked me to put his cacti up for sale and we decided to start with a massive sale of his huge potted San Pedros. Many of which are the largest flowering San Pedros in pots I’ve ever seen.
These Trichocereus Pachanoi are beautiful specimens, most of them flower regularly.
Here’s the deal. The following plants will be delivered for free to anywhere in Melbourne. Depending on where you live that could take up to two weeks, …

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[27 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
San Pedro Flowering in Pots

I’m often asked whether San Pedros flower as well in pots as they do in the ground. While most plants do better in the ground, San Pedros do flower and can look magnificent in a pot. They are a great patio or deck plant. Here’s a few photos to illustrate that point.
As you can see with this first photo of a San Pedro, Trichocereus Pachanoi, they can flower profusely when in a pot. This plant in kept outside in Melbourne on a North facing patio.
The key is to ensure they gets lots to …