low-spine, branches to 12″, easily break-off for propagation
Papery-spines w/glochids; 6″
Stunning globular stems stacked up, will break off and roll with few recumbent spines. Ivory white flowers. very arid, can handle extreme desert.
Long spineless stems do have small glochids. Upright to 2 feet.
Usually solitary, stems can get 15″ high x 6″ around. Magenta flowers fade to white towards the center, and then get very dark below.
Small hedgehog cactus, generally solitary. 5″h x 3″ w.
Small clumper forms dense mats of thick open leaves. Winter-growing, keep dry in summer. Grows in limestone strewn areas.
Small clumps of tubercle topped leaves, winter-growing, dry in summer
Wavy leaves grow wider each year. Summer dormant. More photos here.
We are no longer growing this plant.
Irregular caudex; shrubby w/long stems, small green leaves and small pink-purple flowers.
Easy to grow natural bonsai, stems and leaves can be cut back for shape. Lift plant up to expose more swollen roots each time you repot.
Tuberous roots with short stems; green leaves to 1″l. with white bristles
Shrubby stems with bristly tips. White flowers in summer.
Mini prickly pear, pads 1-2″ groundcover
Low growing, stems flattened crescents, long spines. Seeds used for red dye.
Shrubby deciduous caudiciform to 20″; poisonous.
Shrubby caudex, branched to 10ft., large soft leaves;
golden trumpet flowers w/purple throat
Shrub to 7’t., irregular caudex; fast growing with water/root run
Large winter-growing bulb with 6ft. bloom stalks, white flowers. Grows in open spaces with shallow rocky and sandy coastal soils. Flowers late summer, leaves throughout the winter.
Winter-growing bulb to 2ft., pink flowers in fall/winter
Golden spined column, slow growing, eventualy treelike to 20ft., usually branching above 6ft. White tubular flowers.
Tree-like to 20ft., branches low. Pink flowers. Develops woolly lateral cephalium.
Treelike to 20ft., branching above 6ft. White tubular flowers.
One of the wierdest tropical desert plants.
Care: Water weekly first year, do not let fully dry out. Water every 1-2 weeks thereafter. 4 hrs min. afternoon sun. Sensitive to changing light conditions. Senstivie to transplant – keep roots intact.
Rare caudiciform stapeliad; dry and warm in winter. Can grow to 10″ tall. We grow them with weekly water during the hot part of the year and monthly or less in the winter.
Thick round leaves on a vining succulent. Leaves will die back in drought conditions. Indoor in winter. Prefers heat.
Y. filamentosa “Bright Edge”
Low growing w/yellow edged leaves, tall bloom spikes with creamy white flowers
Y. recurvifolia “Gold Ribbons”
Grows 4 to 8 ft tall. Gold leaves with green margins.
Short trunk, eventually 4ft. tall
Tree to 15’h.; narrow leaves; pendant blooms
Fast growing tree to 30 ft. with bright green leaves, large white flowers in summer