We propagate native cacti for your low water landscape areas!
The following is a list of the native cacti we grow:
Black-Spined Prickly Pear
Century Plant (NM Agave)
Desert Christmas Cholla
Engleman Prickly Pear
Spineless Prickly Pear
Yellow Flowering Yucca
These cacti thrive in full sun with only occasional watering.
They are winter hardy to our area. As long as they are planted in the ground and not left in small containers above ground they do very well.
A problem can arise if they are left in small containers above ground during winter. This can happen if we experience a particularly cold winter. Containerized cacti left above ground during winter can experience root damage or death. This can occur if the container freezes solid.
This is something we have learned over the years and so we bring all of our containerized cacti into an unheated greenhouse during winter. This affords them a little extra protection from the elements. When protected during winter we rarely experience any losses due to winter cold.
The photo below shows some of our New Mexico Agaves all lined up in the greenhouse like soldiers in formation!
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