See Josh Allen’s Rare Aloe & Cycad Nursery Near San Diego

Aloe vaombe in bloom mid-February (c) Debra Lee Baldwin

Josh Allen is making his dream come true: Developing a nursery and botanic garden specializing in rare succulents and cycads. “There’s a big market for beautiful, hard-to-find plants,” he says, adding that creating new hybrids and “playing with plant genetics” are what he does best. He especially enjoys Aloe hybridizing and  breeding rare and desirable…

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