Vermont Experimental Cold-Hardy Cactus Garden

The Vermont Experimental Cold-Hardy Cactus Garden (less than 100 square feet) was an amateur botanical garden for cactus and succulents that are hardy for USDA Zones 4 and 5 of northern New England, upstate New York, and eastern Canada. The collection included several opuntias, yuccas, and sedums in a small raised bed and mini hillside planting. The garden also included an experimental attempt to test the hardiness of the Giant Sequoia tree (Sequoiadendron giganteum aka Sequoia gigantea) in Zones 4-5. Several small test sequoias were planted in 2000 but failed. The garden is closed.

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  • This garden is no longer in operation.

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Coordinates: 43°58?40?N 73°08?10?W / 43.977746°N 73.136072°W / 43.977746; -73.136072

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