The plants offered

  • Our aim is to deliver top quality and choice plants.
  • The sizes of the plants offered are indicated in each category or in the description of the products.
  • All plants supplied are well grown and free of pests and diseases. The plants are lifted and cleaned before shipment.
  • By using our mother-stock, several methods of propagation are used to produce the plants available from These include tissue culture, sowing of seed and growing from cuttings.
  • A policy of our business is to contribute to the conservation of the natural succulent flora and their natural environment. By making succulent plants available to the public, the pressure on wild populations is decreased.

Export & Phytosanitary regulations

  • Please check your country’s import regulations. Phyto-sanitary certificates are required for almost all foreign countries.
  • In the case of the United Kingdomthe European UnionJapan, and Korea we obtain open phyto-sanitary certificates which are acceptable to authorities in the relevant regions.
  • In most other countries import permits must be obtained from the local Department of Agriculture or a similar department.
  • We can obtain phytos for customers in the USA if the order is for 12 plants or less. If the order is for more than 12 plants an import permit from the US Department of Agriculture is required. The Department will also supply green-and-yellow labels so that the order can be sent to one of the inspection stations in the country in these instances.
  • The cost of a phyto-sanitary certificate is $22.00 per order independent of the number of plants.
  • Phytos will be obtained for all orders unless you request otherwise when you order, in which case delivery will be at your risk.

Delivery & Postage

  • Orders are sent worldwide via the courier company Aramex or the Royal Mail service in the United Kingdom. This service can only be used if a phyto is included and works very well for orders to the UK and Europe. P.O. Boxes are not acceptable for the Royal Mail.
  • EMS (Express Mail Service) is more expensive, but it is the only option if a phyto is not included.
  • The cost of shipment will depend on the destination as well as the number of plants ordered, the average cost is about $30 per order. An invoice for shipping and the invoice will be sent to you.
  • A tracking number will be sent to you as soon as possible, tracking nos. for EMS parcels are available immediately, in the case of Royal Mail packages, tracking nos. can only be supplied when parcels are mailed from London. Royal Mail parcels can be tracked at Aramex parcels can be tracked at EMS parcels can be tracked at Global Track and Trace at the following link
  • Delivery to takes between one and three weeks. Healthy, well-grown plants are able to adapt after this period.

Payment Methods

  • Prices are given in US Dollars and exclude postage, and phyto-sanitary certificates.
  • Payment can be made by PayPal or by using your credit card.
  • Choose your preferred payment option, we will send you an invoice including postage and phyto certificate cost as well as information on how to pay by PayPal or securely by Credit card. If you choose Paypal the cost of the plants will be debited to your account immediately.

Risk & Responsibility

  • Because of the fact that we have no control over the shipment after leaving our country, we cannot take responsibility for delays or other problems at customs or the postal systems in the country of destination.

South African Customers

  • South African customers are welcome to order from our website, we deliver plants by Postnet in South Africa, the cost is R99 per order.
  • No phyto-sanitary costs are involved for orders from South Africa.
  • We will send you the total due in Rand, payment can then be made by Credit Card, EFT or by using PayPal, please use your order number or name as reference.
  • We make use of Postnet for the dispatching of orders at a cost of R99.00 for a parcel up to 5kg. This is the fastest most economical way to receive your plants, taking 2 to 4 days to most destinations.
  • For customers living in the Gauteng area, the collection of your parcel at Gariep Plants can be arranged a few days in advance.