Native Plant Nurseries

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Where can desert gardeners purchase native, near-native, or drought-tolerant plants? Here is a list accurate as of May 2018 of commercial nurseries (and one non-profit) in southern California that have been recommended to MBCA by local residents and Landscape Tour participants. Please contact us ( if you have additional recommendations. Also, the California Native Plant Society provides a statewide map of native plant nurseries of all kinds (with links).

Cactus Mart*
Morongo Valley
(760) 363-6076

Unique Landscape and Cactus*
56637 Twentynine Palms HIghway
Yucca Valley
(760) 365-1511 (no website)

GDNC Cactus and Plant Nursery
Desert Hot Springs
(760) 329-7207

Adam Hall’s Plant Nursery 
Moreno Valley
(951) 674-9422

Moller’s Garden Center
Rancho Mirage
(760) 346-0545

Tree of Life Nursery
(949) 728-0685

Moosa Creek Nursery
Valley Center, CA
(and partner nurseries in Riverside-see website)
(760) 749-3216

Theodore Payne Foundation
[A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit]
Sun Valley, CA
(818) 768-1802


*Supporters of MBCA’s Desert-Wise Landscape Tour

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