to the online plant gift store for Pulp Kaktus. From our boutique nursery in the inner west, Melbourne suburb of Williamstown, we source, plant, sustainably grow (no pesticides) and collect hardy succulents, cacti and architectural plants to pair with a curated selection of pots and plant accessories. Perfect for gift giving, plant styling indoors and outdoors, whether it be at home, in your office, retail or work space. We plant directly into the pot using our own blend of quality potting mix and all pots come with drainage hole/s.  Our plant gifts are hand delivered to Melbourne’s inner metro suburbs or local pick up in Williamstown.

January Plant Gifts

Capturing hot summer nights in Melbourne. The colours of our island home.  Arid beauties. 

Golden Barrel Cactus + Terracotta Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Echinocactus grusonii

AKA_also known as the golden barrel cactus, golden ball or mother-in-law’s cushion, hedgehog cactus, compass cactus

FEATURES_ The earthy rich colours of unglazed terracotta pairs beautifully with the deep greens of the golden barrel cactus and its glowing golden yellow ribs more apparent when the sun hits this beautiful plant .  The very popular Golden Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii) is a low maintenance, slow growing, sculptural plant to add to your collection or gift to someone. All are somewhat prickly which only adds a textural element to their overall appearance.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Adaptable and strong.  Can withstand hostile environments and overcame adversity. It’s unique ability to store water for long periods to carry it through periods of drought to survive and continue to thrive.  It sends a message to stay strong and true to yourself.


Jelly Bean Plant + Ceramic Planter


Aged and leggy Sedum rubrotinctum (Jellybean Plant). You will receive a plant similar to one shown here. Colour may vary depending on time of year purchased. Matte Black, Glazed ceramic pot 10cm w x 9cm h. Quality cacti-succulent mix + river pebble finish. Have very limited quantity in stock. The perfect sculptural plant for an outdoor tablescape, shelf or macrame hanger.

Ladyfinger Cactus + Terracotta Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Mammillaria elongata

AKA_ Ladyfinger Cactus, Lady Fingers, Golden Stars, Gold Lace Cactus.

FEATURES_ Gold, interlacing, star shaped ribs (spines) glow in the afternoon sunlight like a ginger beard.  A beautiful, clumping cactus with long cylindrical ‘ladyfinger’ like stems. Perfectly paired with a terracotta planter which enhances the rich colours of the spines.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for beginner cacti collectors, redheads, rangas and gingers.

Paddle Plant + Ceramic Planter


Kalanchoe luciae. Aka Paddle Plant, Flapjack.  This Kalanchoe is a stunner with tall, big flat, thick leaves arranged in rosettes that colour from grey green to red and can grow to a height of 20cm h x 15 – 20cm w. With maximum sunshine and cold weather it turns a stunning, vibrant red.  We have paired this succulent with a matte black, glazed ceramic planter (10cm x 9xm) to contrast the green and red powdery hues.  The powdery coating is the plants own sunscreen and is a textural feature of this plant. You will receive a plant that is similar in size to this one but colour may vary depending on time of year purchased.

Client Reviews

January, 2020. “I live in New York and wanted to send a special gift to a friend in Melbourne. Allison from Pulp Kaktus was super easy to communicate with and even sent me photos of the plant before delivery. Would definitely recommend her services to everyone”   read more

Elizabeth Kelaita

December 2019.  Review on Facebook Page. I have had an amazing experience with Pulp Kaktus. The plants are beautifully presented and the customer service is top-notch. They reply every query immediately and have a pro-active attitude towards each order. Not to mention, the happy faces they create with every delivery they make. If you need… read more

Laura Juliff

December, 2019. Very happy with the lovely plants – thanks so much! Allison was clearly busy at an incredibly busy time of year but still fast to respond, wonderfully helpful and attentive to detail. She called and checked my selection against what I wanted it for and suggested some substitutions based off where the plants… read more

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