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Myrtillocalycium cv. POLYP (Chimera) #1
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This unusual plant is thought to be a graft-chimaera between Mytillocactus cochal and Gymnocalycium mihanovichii cv. RED HIBOTAN. Its generic name + Myrtilloclycium comes from those of its parent i.e. Mytillocactus and Gymnocalycium

Chimaeras of plants belonging to the Cactaceae family are very rare in cultivation, the first being created and described in 1987.

Currently growing in a 2.5” terra-cotta pot.

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Astrophytum asterias hybrid (LARGE)
$212.00 Sold out

Astrophytum asterias is a beautiful and remarkably variable Astrophytum species. It does not have the typical covering of spines common to most cacti, but is instead adorned with tiny speckled tufts of hair.

Japanese growers have become masters of hybridization of this and other Astrophytum species. Here we have a grafted A. asterias hybrid grown hard in the Texas sun. Mature specimen, 20+ years.

Currently growing in a 6” cylinder terra-cotta pot.

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Mammillaria hahniana
$120.00 Sold out

Mammillaria hahniana is a beautiful member of the Mammillaria genus and one that forms large clumping groups. It is easily identified by its long white hairs, which can densely cloak the plant's body and increase in thickness, richness and length in age. This cactus flowers prolifically, even when young. Native to the central Mexican states of Guanajuato, San Luis Potosí, and Queretaro, where it's range is extremely limited, thus making it relatively endangered in the wild. Mature specimen, many heads.

Currently growing in a 6” terra-cotta pot.

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Monadenium crispum
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Monadenium crispum is endemic to the Tanga and Pangani Districts of Tanzania. It has a large caudex from which it sends long vines with ovate-lanceolate, and slightly succulent leaves. This specimen's caudex looks like an ass.

Currently growing in a 4” vintage terra-cotta pot.

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Ferocactus sp.
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Ferocactus is a genus of large barrel-shaped cacti, mostly with large spines and small flowers. There are about 30 species included in the genus. They are native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. This is a very old (50+ years) specimen grown in an Arizona shadehouse.

Currently growing in a 6.5” terra-cotta pot.

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Stenocactus sp.
$245.00 Sold out

The genus Stenocactus  is native to the Chihuahuan desert in Mexico. Individual plants can vary considerably within a species and this makes identification in this genus notoriously difficult. Due to a long and convoluted nomenclatural history, the genus is often still grown and traded among collectors under the genus name Echinofossulocactus. Older specimen with several pups -- a beautiful addition to any collection.

Currently growing in a 6” terra-cotta pot.

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Agave Victoria-reginae
$161.00 Sold out

Agave Victoria-reginae is a very slow growing but tough and beautiful Agave. It is consider the to be one of the most beautiful and desirable species : )

A. Victoria-reginae is extremely variable, several cultivars have been named with different patterns of white leaf markings or no white markings or white or yellow variegation. Be aware, very sharp!

Currently growing in a 6.5” terra-cotta pot.

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Astrophytum ornatum #2
$185.00 Sold out

Astrophytum ornatum is a shortly columnar cactus appearing star-shaped from above, with white cross bands of woolly scales. It appears to be a very variable species especially for the density and distribution of white scales. It is the largest and easiest to grow and also the fastest of the Astrophytum genus. Older specimen, 20+ years.

Currently growing in a 6” cylinder terra-cotta pot.

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Pachypodium namaquanum
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From the Northern Cape of South Africa, this Pachypodium is sometimes referred to as "halfmens" by the Nama people, which means "semi-human" in Afrikaans. Pachypodium namaquanam grows excrutiatingly slow and can only be enjoyed by those who value a journey over its destination. They have some of the most interesting shaped leaves of all the Pachypodium, lanceolate with tightly curled margins. Zygomorphic to boot.

Currently growing in a 3.5” terra-cotta pot.

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Lophocereus schottii f. monstrosus
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Lophocereus schottii is a species of columnar cactus from southern Arizona and north-western Mexico, specifically Baja California and Sonora. This particular specimen displays the naturally occurring “monstrous” mutation, rendering it hairless, lumpy, and sterile. Truly beautiful.

Currently growing in a 6.5” terra-cotta cylinder pot.

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