- 8 acres
- 6 Glass Houses, 2 Propagation Glass Houses
- More than 3500 species of Cacti & Succulent
- More than 600 species from all over the world
- Development of this garden started in July, 1987
source: display boards
Entry Fee Rs.10/- per person.
Open 7 days a week.
During the visit we saw various species of Cacti & Succulent such as Pachypodium geayi, Agave victoriae-reginae, Adenia Venenata, Cleistocactus samaipatanus, Adenium Obesum, Opuntia ficus-indica, Large Echinocactus Grusonii, Echinocactus Grusonii, Mammillaria Albilanata, Echinocactus Ingens Zuccarini and many more.. They are 17 and 20 years old donated by various individuals around the globe and well taken care by the garden authorities.
This garden is different, rare and well-maintained. It was a wonderful experience. One should visit.
How I reach Cactus Garden, Panchkula, Haryana?
I took a Haryana Roadways bus from Sector-17 I.S.B.T. Chandigarh bus stand exit gate to reach Sector-5 bus stand, Panchkula, Haryana. The bus took approx. 30 minutes to reach and I paid Rs. 15/- as bus fare.
Dr. J.S. Sarkaria National Cactus & Succulent Botanical Huda Garden & Research Centre is popularly known as Cactus Garden is next to Town Park, approx. 100 meters from Panchkula bus stand.