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Browse latest publications and over 50 species for sale in Starr Nursery’s online catalog. Whether you are an experienced grower looking to fill some way cool decorative pots with unusual agaves or cacti, an amateur enthusiast looking to pick up a few plants or expand your knowledge of low water use plants, or add to your backyard landscape with some of the coolest xerophytic plants out there,  we are sure to have your needs covered.



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Awesome Agave Blog

Get the latest news and photos from the world of agaves and cool North American cacti  through Starr Nursery’s Awesome Agave blog. We will post photos and observations from our various field expeditions throughout the desert southwest and Mexico.



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Latest News and Upcoming Events

Check out upcoming plant sales, talks and lectures, and book events here. Don’t miss out on appearances by Starr Nursery in Southern Arizona and throughout the greater Southwest United States.



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Madagascar Highlights – part 1 of ???

Carol and I had the opportunity to take a working vacation to Madagascar in September.  It is the fourth largest island in the world, larger than California, but smaller than Texas, covering 227,800…

Agave striata and Agave stricta

Agave striata and Agave stricta are similar looking plants that both belong to the group Striatae. Agave striata has a wide ranging distribution and can be found in much of the Chihuahuan Desert Regio…


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