For any of you that might be interested in trying to grow cacti or succulents from seed, here is a list of a few places that might be able to offer the seed of that special plant you've always wanted to someday grow.

This is a list that was compiled by a couple of members from our local Cactus and Succulent Group in the Edmonton, Alberta area.

1. Alplains, in Colorado.

Large selection of cacti, agaves and rock

garden seeds.

2. SuccSeed, in Sweden. Real exotics, and

the web site photos make your mouth


3. Mesa Garden, in New Mexico. Seeds,

books and lots of growing advice.

4. Koehres Kakteen, in Germany. A variety

of cacti, succulents and others, good


5. Cactus & Succulent Society of America.

Click on seed depot (or see CSSA’s


6. Cactus & Succulent Plant Mall. A seed

section and a great aggregator of information.

7. British Cactus & Succulent Society.

Seeds, much else.

8. Gardens North, in Nova Scotia. Hardy

seeds, some cacti & succulents, GA-3


9. Dominion Seed House, in Ontario.

Hardy plants, including succulents.

10. Stokes Seeds in Ontario has occasional

cactus & succulent seeds.

11. Cactus-Succulent Literature, in Czech

Republic. Nice photos, good selection.

12. Sacred Succulents, in California. Rare

and endangered species, related material.

13. Rareexoticseeds, in Quebec. Lots of

things, including cacti and GA-3 germinator.

14. Dave’s Garden, in California. An information

aggregator, with numerous

seed sources.

15. Desert Canyon Gifts, in Colorado.

Saguaros, ocotillos, dish gardens, etc.

16. The Cactus Store, in Arizona. Seeds

supplied by Phoenix Desert Nursery.

17. Bohemia Cactus, in Czech Republic.

Lists numerous worldwide seed