Kusudama Cacti

I’ve recently finished a book project of “Origami Succulents” and during my search for material, I discovered this variation of a traditional kusudama unit. It’s exactly the same, except that the four points that are usually folded inside are left out. I was surprised by this discovery and tried to find who else had noticed this obvious option, without luck. That’s not to say it’s new, but you never know.

Here’s the original unit