With a passion for arid beauty, Ponderosa Cactus curated a diverse selection of cactus species that range from the popular and well-loved to the rare and exotic. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or just starting your succulent journey, our meticulously nurtured specimens are sure to captivate your senses. Explore some of the plants from our collection below, and find the perfect cactus to add texture, color, and life to your indoor or outdoor spaces.
Indigenous to South America, this columnar cactus is known for its towering stature and impressive ribbed structure. Cereus repandus produces nocturnal, fragrant flowers and edible fruits resembling apples, making it a striking addition to arid landscapes.
This special form of the Golden Barrel Cactus, the Echinocactus grusonii, has an unusual wavy shape. It grows in Mexico’s deserts and has bright yellow spines. This unique shape sets it apart from other cacti, making it visually appealing.
Hailing from Mexico, the Blue Candle Cactus is recognized for its vivid blue-green stems and unique branching pattern. This drought-resistant succulent is adaptable to various climates and features white flowers that contrast beautifully with its blue-green coloration.
Stenocereus thurberi, or the Organ Pipe Cactus, grows in the U.S. and Mexico’s Sonoran Desert. It has tall, slender stems that look like organ pipes. During warm summer nights, it blooms with large, fragrant, white flowers.
The Beaked Yucca, or Yucca rostrata, has a spherical crown of narrow, blue-green leaves. It grows in Texas and Mexico’s Chihuahuan Desert and has a tall trunk. In summer, it blooms with elegant white flowers.
Native to Africa, Euphorbia ammak is a succulent tree with a candelabra-like growth habit, hence its common name. The plant’s vertical branches are lined with small, green leaves, and it produces inconspicuous flowers. Handle with care, as it contains a milky sap that can be irritating.
Thompson’s Yucca is a robust plant that grows in the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. It has slender, flexible leaves and a short, thick trunk. In spring, it shows off creamy-white flowers, attracting a variety of pollinators.
Symbolizing the American Southwest, the Saguaro cactus is an iconic species known for its towering, branching structure and long lifespan. Native to the Sonoran Desert, it plays a vital role in the ecosystem, providing habitat for various wildlife. Slow-growing, it can take decades to develop its distinctive arms.
This alluring mutation of the San Pedro cactus, the crested variety, features a unique fan-shaped growth, setting it apart from the typical cylindrical stems. Indigenous to the Andes region, it is prized for its distinctive and ornamental appearance, making it a sought-after addition to gardens and plant collections.
The selection on this page represents just a few of our most unique and most popular specimens, but we have many more species available!
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