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On Jun 10, 2011, MARGO3 Worthington Springs, FL wrote:
This spring I ordered 9 plants. After waiting FIVE weeks I recieved only 4 of the 9, all of which were listed as available on their website. The 2 agaves I got were shriveled, but will probably live. As someone else said, this place should be a very last resort.
I've been raising cactus from seed for over 20 years and I have always had good success with the seed from Mesa Garden,.........until this year. I ordered over $120 worth of seed and only about 20% germinated under controlled conditions. Most of these were agaves, pachypodiums and puyas, none of the hardy cactus ever germinated, except for one pack of cholla seeds. So buyer beware, either they are getting up in years and not able to obtain fresh seed for a lot of their listings or they simply don't care anymore. They didn't even bother to answer my email, but maybe I should have attached my Hort. degree and they might have given me more notice. I have nothing negative to say about their plants since I didn't order any this time, but I will say don't order any hardy cactus seed from them.