Aloe speciosa giant bloom stalk with many colors! Common Name: Tilt Head Aloe Origin: South Africa Single head tree to 12-15ft.; blue-green red-edged leaves. Hardy to 20F Full Sun to Part Sun
At the Cactus Jungle Nursery and Garden, Berkeley
Aloe arborescens Carl Street, San Francisco
Bringing over the cactus for the new San Anselmo store! Cactus Jungle, Marin, opening mid – February.
Hi there, just want to share a sight from a walk yesterday. This is one of those free little libraries, but with an awesome roof composed entirely of succulents, on both sides. It’s off Colusa in North Berkeley. Pretty neat, eh? Doris
Cactus Jungle comes to San Anselmo Cactus Jungle, based in Berkeley, is branching out with a store on the former Sunnyside Nursery site in San Anselmo. By PJ Bremier, Marin Independent Journal In San Anselmo, it’s a new nursery for the New Year. That’s the good news for Ross Valley gardeners as Cactus Jungle is… Read more »
Hi, I bought a 5 gallon of this beauty (Leucadendron “Wilson’s Wonder”) and this is it 3 years later. It’s gorgeous! Hortensia Nice!
While the store is closed for winter break (we reopen Jan 2!) the Jason had the week off.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Cactus Jungle is OPEN til 6:00pm Friday, Saturday, AND Sunday! (Dec 22-24) Christmas eve, too? Yes!
According to Earther.com: We’ll All Be Eating Cactus in the Future Thanks to Climate Change by Katie Valentine …the prickly pear cactus, a humble plant that, according to a new book co-published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, can serve as a lifesaving crop for many countries… “It’s actually a fairly amazing crop… Read more »
hey there…. i was wonder if you could help me with my cactus…. we had mealie mites and i used a insecticidal soap. then this started to happened and fast. could it be corking? i don’t think its root rot. i dealt with that before. is there something we can do to save it? Could… Read more »
Are you wondering why no nobody in New York has offered a holiday cupcake party with a cactus and succulent theme? Cupcake Decorating Workshop by The Sill has you covered, if you are available and in New York next Tuesday only. Nice! I wonder if they teach you how to make delicious cupcakes, or just how to… Read more »
Aloe arborescens in full bloom 7th St., Berkeley Oh, those winter blooming South African Aloes! They do come and bloom at an auspicious time of the year.
Austrocylindropuntia subulata fa. monstrose is the Christmas Tree Cactus.
That’s an Echeveria “Blue Dude” right there! It’s an older style hybrid, so you know it’s back in fashion now. Hurry before it cycles back out.
Succulent Wreaths, now at your local friendly Cactus Jungle, Berkeley
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Those are some very small, tiny, Crassula perforata flowers. So small that in person they just look like dead flowers. But no, up close they are alive. ALIVE!
Consolea rubescens is the flat cactus known as the Road Kill Cactus … Because it’s flat! 😍 👏 🐝 🦋
Aloe ferox at the Cactus Jungle on a sunny day. It’s all good. Common Name: Cape Aloe Single large toothy rosette on tall stalk, outdoor up to 8ft. Hardy to 20-25F Full Sun to Part Sun
Aeonium “Schwartzkopf” is a classic, selling well at the nursery every year, forever. It is beautiful, it is tall and lanky, it is a large rosette this time of year as winter moves in. Nice!
What’s the best succulent for a Saturday morning? Some might say a Euphorbia anoplia is appropriate for a Saturday morning.
Crassula “Chiquito” Common Name: Dwarf Red Carpet Origin: South Africa Description: C. radicans “Chiquito” Spreading groundcover to 6″ high, small ½” paired leaves turn red in sun; tiny yellow flowers
Pachycereus pringlei Common Name: Cardón Origin: Baja California Description: Tall and spiny to 40ft. with 2ft. trunk, slow growing. Edible fruit, medicinal stems. Temperature: Hardy to 25F
We recently delivered a giant 9ft tall Euphorbia “Ammak” down all the way to Los Altos. At least we thought it was giant. It sure looked giant in our store greenhouse! But as you can see it is the small Euphorbia there! They’ve been growing them for many years and the new one looks tiny!… Read more »
Cynanchum marnierianum Amazing little flower, but look there’s 8 more buds too! The plant itself is all hanging bare stems. Practically a “stick plant” I’d you ask me.
Hi- I got this guy from you a couple months ago. I’m worried it has developed a fungus. What do you think those dots are? Thanks! Stephanie Stephanie, That is Scale, a small hard-shelled insect that sucks the juices out of cactus. We recommend spraying with natural pyrethrins. We sell Don’t Bug Me which will… Read more »
Heinz Street, Berkeley A nicely blooming Yucca in the Aquatic Park Gardens with a beautiful red Leucadendron in front. Sweet!
Heinz Street Aeoniums in a rock planter, as seen in Berkeley