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Jurassic Garden -- A&A Cycads
Maurice Levin and Juan Martinez

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Please Note: Though we no longer operate our full-scale nursery,

(1) We continue to source requested plants from wholesale growers, and

(2) We do landscape consultations, and enhancements to help you create and maintain your own sustainable garden.


Welcome to the Jurassic Garden.
We have been propagating, growing, and helping others preserve endangered species, from our location in Los Angeles, California, since 1998. we specialize in drought-resistant plants, and rare living-fossil plants called Cycads, and other drought-resistant rare succulent plants like AloesAgaves , DyckiasEcheverias and Strelitzias. The plant you get from us is likely seed-grown by us.

Maurice Levin and Juan Martinez combine 60+ years of growing experience.

Maurice Levin began growing plants in the 1960s, with with his dad, a physician, in their Southern California garden. Maurice has become a knowledgeable sustainable landscape professional through years of study and growing plants in Southern California. Maurice became a cycad enthusiast and in 1989, discovering these living fossils during a trip to St. John, US Virgin Islands. Maurice began to propagate and grow cycad plants as soon as he returned home to Southern California, and has expanded his knowledge and work to include Aloes and other rare succulents.


Juan Martinez grew up on his family's farm near Lake Chapala in Mexico, learned farming, horticulture, and bee keeping from his father and grandfather. Growing up amidst crops, livestock, and Mother Nature, Juan's fundamental knowledge of plants, animals and how to encourage their growth, sets him apart from most other growers and landscapers. His informed expertise with plants and their health, fertilizing, irrigation and maintenance are indispensable to clients and landscapers who seek Juan's advice. We like to say that when Juan gets cut, he bleeds green!

Thank you for considering us, and we appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you.

We operate by appointment, so please call us at 818-655-0230, or click here to schedule your visit




What are Cycads? by Maurice Levin - Jurassic Garden
Maurice Levin
<b>Questions on a Plant?<br>Need Cycad Garden Help?</b>
What are Cycads? by Maurice Levin - Jurassic Garden


Maurice Levin


Questions on a Plant?
Need Cycad Garden Help?



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Cycad Links
Cycad Links and Other Info
Customer Feedback


Cycad Links


Cycad Links and Other Info


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Cycad Policies<br>Guaranty/Shipping
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Cycad Policies
Guaranty/Shipping



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Mission Statement of the Jurassic Garden
Our Trip to Africa
Maurice Levin Resume


Mission Statement of the Jurassic Garden


Our Trip to Africa


Past Meetings & Events
Shipping Policy
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Past Meetings & Events


Shipping Policy


How to Grow Cycads -- Video with Paul James and Maurice Levin


Visit Our Nursery--Jurassic Garden





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