Our Orphans

Aloe Vera

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Aloe Vera is a succulent that has many reported health and medical uses.  Aloe Vera can be purchased as a rooted plant of various sizes or as "pups" which are sprouts of a mother plant which are not yet rooted..

Purple Prickly Pear (Santa Rita)

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Opuntia Santa-Rita - This uniquely colored cactus is found in western Arizona and Mexico.  This cactus can be purchased as a rooted plant or as a "pad" cutting, and as always, every purchase comes with planting and care information.

Arizona Worm Cactus

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One of our rarest cactus, there are almost no thorns on this very unique desert plant.  This plant may only be purchased in the form of "Pads" which are not rooted, but root easily when planted.

"Silver Dollar" Prickly Pear

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Opuntia Robusta - This cactus grows to be large or extra large depending on where it is planted.  It is often used as a food source due to the large filets it yields when properly prepared.

Cane Cholla

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Cylindropuntia Spinosior - Grown in the wild this cactus grows to a large bush size , sometimes 4 or 5 feet tall.  It can also be a beautiful house or garden plant when cared for properly.  It has very sharp stickers and thorns.

Arizona Pipe Organ Cactus

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Stenocereus Thurberi - Depending on where it is planted, it can grow to 10 or 12 feet with multiple arms growing from the base and other arms.

Hanging Chain Cholla

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Cylindropuntia Spinosior - Grown in the wild this cactus grows to a large bush size , sometimes 4 or 5 feet tall.  It can also be a beautiful house or garden plant when cared for properly.  It has very sharp stickers and thorns.

Blue Agave

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Agave tequilana, commonly called blue agave or tequila agave, is the base ingredient of tequila, a popular distilled beverage, that is an important economic product of Jalisco, Mexico. Agave tequilana cactus also make beautiful landscaping or house plants.

Pineapple Plant

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Pineapple Plants are a new addition to Cactus Orphanage. Our Pineapple  Plants are grown from the trimmed tops of fresh Pineapple called "Slips".  After the Slips produce roots the plant in potted and becomes an amazing low maintenance House plant. 

Pups & Adolecents

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"Pups" are the baby sprouts of Fully matured cactus. Cactus Orphanage offers pups from several types of cactus and succulents, well callused cactus cuttings, as well as our adult plants.  

Seeds

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Cactus Orphanage offers selected seeds from Barrel Cactus to Messequite and Palo Verde trees.It is a special exsperiance when you can grow your own cactus and other desert plants, bushes and trees from seed.  We have an ever expanding selection of seeds you can buy to grow your own piece of Arizona right at your own home.  All seeds come with basic germination and planting instructions.

Various Other Cacti

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Cactus Orphanage also has a limited variety of more exotic & rare Cactus. Contact us for more information on these unique plants.

Proudly Arizona Grown

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