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SulcoPassion is all you should know about the cultivation of Sulcorebutia, Weingartia and Cintia. It is hundreds of photos of these plants in cultivation or in the field. It is also tens of articles, recent or less recent, that are made available to you.

SulcoPassion, is the kind of website I would have been pleased to find when I started my collection in the early 2000’s.

I hope you will enjoy it as much as I have pleasure to work on it.

Have a nice visit ! ! !


Latest news

March 3, 2021

Having received from Johan Pot the reports of his travels in Bolivia, I put at your disposal in the form of an e-book the account of his trip of 1988. The text is in Dutch but you will at least be able to realize the presentation of the book. A manual for this "book" can be found on the e-books page.

- Go to the page « ebooks »

February 19, 2021

A new e-book has been published by « Au cactus francophone » : A life devoted to Sulcorebutia (Collection of pictures) Vol. 1 by Willi Gertel. The book has been compiled by Daniel Schweich who is in charge of the library of « Au cactus francophone ». The introduction is in 3 languages (German, English and French). The caption of the photos only in English.
- You can freely download it here : E-book
- Read more details about this book

February 18, 2021
This is an article written in 2015 and reviewed this year by Willi gertel : Notwendige Kombinationen innerhalb der Gattung Sulcorebutia Backebg.

Read the article

February 14, 2021

- The Gertel Gallery is now complete. You can see now all the G field numbers from 13 to 389 in photo.
Have a look at the two added last pages :



- I have added in the articles the part of the Kompendium with the latest G field numbers. If you want to print it and add it to your copy of the Kompendium….

G field numbers from 364 to 389

January 31, 2021

The « Bolivia Trips » pages of Hansjorg Jucker and Cor & Ilona Noorman have been updated.
Hansjorg Jucker
Cor & Ilona Noorman

January 27, 2021

The second part of the article « The genus Weingartia - Populations with a LB number » by Ludwig Bercht is now on line.
Read the article in Dutch
Read the article in English

January 26, 2021

The « Bolivia Trips » pages of Johan de Vries, Willi Gertel and Marja Van der Pieterman have been updated.
Johan de Vries
Willi Gertel
Marja Van der Pieterman

January 25, 2021
The four pages of the journeys of Bill Christie in Bolivia have been updated.
See the pages

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Last update : March 3, 2021