Desert Garden, San Diego

Desert Garden, San Diego - Address, Phone Number

Address: Zoo Pl, San Diego, CA 92104

Phone: +1-6195258213

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About Desert Garden, San Diego

Located in Balboa park, this 2.5 acre garden contains over 1300 plants associated to desert and arid biomes from around the planet. Though you can visit practically anytime and be fascinated by these strange things, the main blooming period is from January to March. It truly feels like stepping into a whole different world. Check out the Joshua tree, palo verde, Quiver tree, Agave salmiana, Agave attenuata, Euphorbia ingens, Prickly pear, Euphorbia ammak, and the other weirdly named plants.

Desert Garden Information

  • Do not carve grafitti into the plants.

How To reach Desert Garden by Public Transport

  • By Bus 7 stop Park Bl & Village Pl.

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  • Beautiful area in Balboa Park just be ready for some hills if you walk toward Zoo Place

  • A desert in the city? Just amazing!

  • The desert garden is a cool and unique place go walk around. The enormous cactus that's created a cave is really interesting. I'm glad the park has some regional horticulture.

  • It was a visual spectacle comprised of every cactus imaginable. Sadly a majority of the plants were dying or vandalized.

  • Another wonderful spot in Balboa Park. Great for seeing all kinds of desert plants.

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