Cactus and Succulents - Extra Chunky

Lithops karasmontana

1″-2″ across; little water in Summer, none in Winter; grey-green with olive spots

Lithops lesliei

1-1/2″ across w/fissure in middle; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Lithops optica v. rubra

Rare purple mesemb. Windowed tops. Will form small clusters over time. Winter-growing, summer-dormant and very low water – can be tricky to get the watering and drainage correct.

Lithops salicola

1″ across w/fissure, translucent; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Lithops schwantesii

1-1/2″ across w/fissure in middle; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Melocactus azureus

Large, globular, blue-skinned with white-haired cephalium when mature. Will grow 10-12″ tall.


Melocactus disciformis

M. violaceus ssp. margaritaceus v. disciformis

Small globular, with white-haired cephalium when mature

Monadenium ellenbeckii

Euphorbia bisellenbeckii

Shrub to 3’h. with several tender vertical stems, small leaves.

Monadenium magnificum

Euphorbia magnifica

Thick green stems, large succulent green leaves, all topped with bright red inflorescence. Leaves come and go. Will form small caudex over time. Very low water.

Monadenium stapelioides

Euphorbia succulenta
Euphorbia neostapelioides

Stems vertical to 12″; scoop-shaped leaves; tiny pink blooms

Monilaria moniliformis

Likes very rocky soils. Winter-growing, flowers in the spring. Will grow an irregular caudex topped with small paired tubular jeweled leaves when active, deciduous when dormant.

Olneya tesota

Slow-growing, thorny, deciduous tree with swollen trunk/caudex

Opuntia basilaris

Classic blue cactus from the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts. Very low water, can handle high heat and winter cold if dry. Pink flowers. Loads of small glochids, very few spines. Will get 2 to 3 feet tall and spread 6 to 8 feet wide over time. Pads were used medicinally.

Othonna triplinervia

Small yellow daisy flowers. In the Aster Family. Forms a low round caudex topped with multiple branches. New leaves grow starting in October.

Pachycereus pringlei

Tall and spiny to 40ft. with 2ft. trunk, slow growing. Edible fruit, medicinal stems.

Pachycereus weberi

Tall and spiny tree-like, to 40ft. with thick trunk, slow growing. White flowers.