Grigsby Cactus Gardens

2326-2354 Bella Vista Drive   Vista   CA 92084-7836
Tel : 760/727-1323  *  Fax : 760/727-1578

Updated 02-28-2018

    Grigsby Cactus Gardens has been growing plants for the collector since 1965. What started out as a hobby that outgrew the backyard is now an excellent source for new, rare and unusual cacti and other succulents. Located on 3 hillside acres in Vista, California, U.S.A., the nursery enjoys an almost perfect climate for growing these plants.

    We grow most of our own plants from seed or cuttings. The plants we buy in are hand selected for the best form or spines. Our goal is to provide you with a bigger, better plant for a fair price.

    There are many more species available at the nursery than can be listed on this website. There are several sizes of some species from 4 year old plants to 25-30 year old specimens. Most of the greenhouses are for propagation stock but there are three large areas with priced plants for your garden or your collection. If you are in the area, visit us, and pick out your own plants or just enjoy the gardens.



    Specimens, new introductions, rare plants and other interesting things are listed on our Wish Letters. We send 3 to 5 of these special lists during the year. We email or mail them to those who have made a purchase. Discounts do not apply.

Visitors welcome

Ordering and Shipping Information

Printable Order Form for Mailing or Faxing

A Common Sense Approach for Growing Cacti and Other Succulents

List of Succulents     List of Cacti

Suggested Succulents for the Novice

Suggested Cacti for the Novice

Download complete catalog (600K)


    The best source of information is a cactus club or society in your area. There is always someone there that has solved any problem you might come up with. They also usually have a library of books for you to use.     If you don't know where the closest club is, contact:

The Cactus and Succulent Society of America


For CSSA inquiries, contact the Business Manager,
Gunnar Eisel


For an excellent source of books on cacti and other succulents, we recommend:

Chuck Everson, Bookseller
1444 E. Taylor St.
Vista, CA 92084-3308
(760) 945-8934

Eulophia petersii by Dorothy Byer



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