Custom Pot Plant plant2 Slide Slide Slide Slide Sat: 10am ‒ 03pm grad Thur: 10am ‒ 03pm Discover Beauty Cacti & Succulents Opening hours Find us Fri: 10am ‒ 03pm Sun: 10am ‒ 03pm 216 South Rosemead Blvd
Pasadena CA
91107 United States
tel: (626)795-2788
A Family Owned Business

California Cactus Center

Started over thirty-five years ago, California Cactus Center in Pasadena, California was the dream of Zhalermwudh and Maleenee Thongthiraj, Thai immigrants who came to pursue their American Dream. Immigrating from Thailand in the 1950s, Zhalermwudh began his humble roots as a farmer in Thailand. While he worked hard to provide for his wife and six daughters, he always had a passion for collecting cacti and succulents. He transformed his love for plants into a flourishing family-owned nursery.

Taking care of the nursery is a family effort. Our parents later married and had six daughters who all worked together to help build the nursery into a family-run business that would benefit the community as well as support the family. While our parents motivated us to pursue our individual dreams, we continued to work together in growing and maintaining the nursery. Specializing in cacti and succulents since 1976, California Cactus Center is known for its wide variety of rare and common specimen and expertise.

California Cactus Center is Southern California’s premier specialty nursery featuring Cactus and Succulents from around the world. Located in Pasadena, California, Cactus Center is just ten minutes away from two outstanding cactus and succulent collections at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, and the Los Angeles County Arboretum.

Zhalermwudh & One Of Five Daughters

From the 210 Freeway take the Rosemead Blvd. South Exit. We are two traffic lights south of the Freeway. Our cross street is Del Mar Blvd. [Map] Become a Cactus Center Fan on Facebook

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If you've never been to a Cacti & Succulent Nursery you may be pleasantly surprised.

During your visit with us, you’ll see a variety of different plants. Some colorful, some majestic, and some featuring almost alien-like features – but all beautiful. If you would like to see a preview of some of our plants, please view our online gallery.

So much collective knowledge here... Lots of items you won't find anywhere else. Amazing pottery.

Tyson Reichert

So many succulents!! They have such a wide variety of single plants and arrangements. You can also buy pots, soil, and toppers such as rocks and gravel to make lovely arrangements yourself. The staff is so attentive and friendly.

Katie Cairns

If looking for cactus this is the place to go. They have an incredible number of varieties of cactus and a staff that can answer any question you have. The only problem I had was narrowing down my choices--I am certain I will be a repeat customer.

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216 South Rosemead Blvd Pasadena CA
91107 United States