Bishop's Cap cactus! On my first trip to Mexico Carl took me to a limestone hill out in the middle of what seemed to be a vast expanse of nothing much. The area was in the rain shadow between two much higher ridgelines a... More
In early 2010, I was searching for Cactus seed online and found images of the flowers of Cleistocactus samaipatanus and was smitten with the show. Whether the plant would survive for me, I did not kno... More
Syn. Coryphantha palmeri A small, generally solitary species of cactus (occasionally offsetting) that develops a body about the size of a small fist. The body is covered in darkly colored, needle-like, upright spines that giv... More
This solitary egg-shaped cacti has really impressed me over the years that we have grown it. It somewhat resembles the Coryphantha species like C. echinus that rot easily but this species has taken n... More
Big Nipple Cory-Cactus! As one of the common names suggest, this plant has long, conspicuous, cylindrical tubercles that are very nipple like in appearance. The tips of each gray-green tubercle showcase 9 to 15 white to bro... More
Glossy Pinecone Cactus! This cactus rates as one of my favorite cacti amongst my potted cactus collection. The low mounding globose body has such a clean, neat appearance and looks good year round whether in bloom or not. Th... More
Robust Cane Cholla! Often chollas do not prosper in overly humid environments. They are better adapted to the arid west. This plant however has proven to be humidity tolerant and garden worthy (given you have a big enoug... More
Fishhook Cactus! For us this is one of the best growing barrel cactus - tolerating the heat and humidity of the Gulf Coast region. Easily grown in a raised bed or planted in a clay pot which can be left outdoors under... More
Eastern Strawberry Cactus! With age this Echinocereus develops mounding colonies with numerous cylindrical, green bodies sporting long, needle like straw colored spines. In April and May funnel form magenta flowers are produced... More
This generally-solitary-to-sometimes-multi-bodied barrel cactus comes from high elevations, (approx. 9000'') in the mountains of Tucuman Province, Argentina. It has a rounded body that is normally an... More
This low barrel cacti is found in the mountains above Purmamarca, Jujuy, in the provinces of Salta and Jujuy, at elevation of about 3850m. It is closely related to Echinopsis formosa and is placed as ... More
Cob Cactus! This plant occurs over a very large range and is very variable in form, size and spination. These plants generally develop upright, cylindrical stems that are up to 6" tall and 1-1/2" in diameter and ... More
Turk's Head's at 5,000 feet! One of the largest growing barrel-type cactus that are winter hardy in (zone 6-9). Our offerings were collected near Paisano Peak, Alpine, Texas were winter lows regularly dip down to zero albeit dry ... More
Devil's Tongue Barrel! This small bodied Ferocactus is one of my favorites. I have several plants in my collection and I am always finding myself, adding more. The small compact body is remarkably similar to a Texas Horse C... More
Fishhook barrel cactus! Ferocactus wislizeni a large barrel cactus and can be found in the states of Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico and southern parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and extending westward to just across the border in... More
Red Flower Gymno! The vast majority of Gymnocalyciums have flowers that are white, cream, pink or some variant of these colors and though they are all pretty they don’t necessarily illicit much excitement. This speci... More
Though the name Gymnocalycium bicolor is listed as a synonym of Gymnocalycium mostii , (which is sometimes listed as a synonym of Gymnocalycium valniceckianum). I purchased the seed as G. bicolor and... More
Pincushion Gymno! We often cultivate plants based on habit. For example, we are given a plant in a pot and are told that it must be protected and can not tolerate frost so we continue to grow the plant in a container w... More
Subspecies tilcarensis! This low barrel type cactus in generally solitary and forms a rounded body that is well protected by numerous, short, brownish-grey, needle-like spines. Short funnel shaped flowers occur near the top ... More
A clean looking barrel cactus from northwest Argentina that is tolerant of shade. It is native to dense upper elevation (1,500 ft.) Chaco forest, where summer only rainfall averages 24". Its green-blu... More
This is one cute Gymnocalycium. It has small flattened bodies that are generally an olive-green in color when turgid but are often a rusty-brown when drought stressed or exposed to bright light. Addin... More
Almost Carnation like G. bruchii! Several years back we purchased a batch of Gymnocalycium bruchii seedlings from a local cactus wholesaler. Amongst those plants there was a seedling that we noticed which had larger flowers with a ric... More
Mother of Hundreds! When I first saw a mass planting of this Mammillaria at the Huntington Botanical Gardens I fell in love with the species and said I had to grow it. I went home and ordered seed immediately and after s... More
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This year's sale will runs through August 23rd. We have a wide range of plants with discounts from 10 to 50% off. Prices good on in stock items only. All sale items must be scheduled for delivery prior to the end of September, 2014.
No shipping in August. We will suspend the shipping of plants from August 11th thru September 5th (plants can still be ordered, but shipping will be held-over until after September the 8th). It is normally too hot to ship plants at this time and often too hot to do much of anything. For those in the States requiring Phytosanitary Certificates and who want delivery of their plants before we suspend shipping August 11th, please place your order by July 31st so we have time to get the required Phytosanitary Certificate and still be able to get the order out in a timely manner.
Prices good on in stock items only. All sale items must be scheduled for delivery prior to the end of September 2014.
We've moved to Giddings
Despite many attempts over the years to update our address from the old Hempstead location that appears in internet search engine results, we've had little success, so please note that Yucca Do Nursery Inc. has only one location in Giddings TX. The old Hempstead, TX location no longer exists. If you go there you will not find Yucca Do Nursery. Also, Yucca Do Nursery in Giddings does not have walk-in retail hours. If you wish to visit the nursery please make an appointment.