Socorro, my partner from Mexico

~Rio Grande Cacti ~

Rio Grande Cacti specializes in cacti of the Southwestern United States.
We also offer a line of ornamental cacti and succulents.


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Ask for our plants in Albuquerque and Santa Fe at Plants of the Southwest.

The nursery is located in Luis Lopez, New Mexico, USA, in the Rio Grande Valley.  Winter nights are cold, way below freezing but days are usually mild with sunshine.  We are on the northern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert.  See our expanded list with seedling hardy cacti such as Echinocereus triglochidiatus, fendleri, bonkerae, stramineus, dasyacanthus, Echinocactus horizonthalonius, texensis, Corypantha vivipara, cornifera, echinus, and many more.    We also have hoodia gordonii available in our succulent selection.As we gather seeds and plants are ready, we will continually update the webpage.  We grow cacti in unheated greenhouses and grow succulents in our heated areas.

Daniel in Baja, California with Organ Pipe Cactus

No, this is not at the nursery--this is me in Baja, California with an Organ Pipe Cactus..

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Care of Indoor Cacti
Care of Outdoor Cacti
Planting of Opuntia Cuttings

What's happening in our garden in the spring

We update the photos frequently--as the season progresses.

Check out our list of plants--there are lots of pictures of the species that we carry.
The claret cups are beautiful this spring.  Go to What's Happening to see the best I have ever seen!

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Seeds and plants available of cacti from California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico Oklahoma and Texas and even a few from Mexico and South America!  Many are hardy here in Luis Lopez at 4,800 ft.

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