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Houston/ Galveston exotics lovers

Posted by rumbum 9 (My Page) on
Thu, May 2, 13 at 15:17

I have a real soft spot for tropical succulents. I love epiphyllums, hoyas, cereus and it's cousins like hylocereus and selenicereus, tillandsias, bromeliads, rhipsalis.... I'm currently living in Seabrook which is south of Houston and north of Galveston. Is there anywhere nearby (or maybe even not so nearby) that has a nice selection of unusual plants on display or for sale? Looking for botanical gardens, stores, events, clubs.... just anywhere to indulge? I've found a few here-and-there but nothing really spectacular. Thanks!


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RE: Houston/ Galveston exotics lovers

You might like Jimbo's Nursery in Santa Fe. He grows lots of bromeliads.
Have you been to Maas on Todville Road, there in Seabrook?
Jim

Here is a link that might be useful: Jimbo's Nursery


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RE: Houston/ Galveston exotics lovers

Jimbos-he has great stuff! And a total bromeliad nut.
Maas has a decent selection but are really high priced.
Cactus King!!! the only place to buy cactus, I45 north.
Zone 9 tropicals in the Heights
Jungle Jerrry`s in north Houston
Moody Gardens rain forest has added some to their displays
My backyard
Buchanans, Joshuas and ? Another place in times in the Heights
Cacti/succulent society meets in Herman Park once a month, so does the bromeliad society.
Tally Ho!


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