Succulent Nurseries and Growers


Huntington Botanical Gardens International Succulent Introductions (ISI)
Propagates and distributes new and rare succulents to collectors, nurseries and institutions for further research. Available by mail-order only, an annual offering appears in each March-April issue of the Cactus and Succulent Journal and on their web site.


Nurseries listed here are open to the public and hold regular business hours. Some sell primarily succulents, while others sell a variety of plants.

Northern California

Annie’s Annuals
740 Market Ave. in Richmond, CA
(510) 215-3301

Cactus Jungle 
1509 4th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

The Dry Garden
6556 Shattuck Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 547-3564

East Bay Nursery
2332 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 845-6490

Flora Grubb Gardens
1634 Jerrold Ave
San Francisco, CA

Lone Pine Gardens
6450 Lone Pine Road
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Succulent Gardens
2133 Elkhorn Road
Castroville, CA 95012
(831) 632-0482

Southern California

California Cactus Center
216 So. Rosemead Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107 

Rancho Soledad Nurseries
18539 Aliso Canyon Road
Santa Fe, CA 92067
(858) 756-3717

Solana Succulents
355 N. Hwy 101
Solana Beach, CA 92075


Growers can often be found selling plants at the northern and southern california succulent and cactus sales. While they do not run retail stores, they are generally available for visits by appointment.

Cactus Specialties
By appointment only

California Succulents
Watsonville, CA
Phone: (831) 722-7435
By appointment only

Elton’s Cactus
By appointment only

Shein’s Cactus 
Phone: (831) 384-7765
By appointment only