John Trager

Curator, Desert Gardens & Collections
Department: Botanical, Desert Garden & Collections


Posted on Jan. 24, 2018
Mammillaria plumosa, nestled where two cracks in a cliff converge in Huasteca Canyon. The canyon is located near Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Photo by John Trager. As The Huntington’s curator of…


Posted on Apr. 1, 2018

Cactus's soft touch provides key to its survivalAs The Huntington’s curator of desert collections, I, along with my staff, care for 2,000 species of succulents, including a vast range of cacti, in the 10-acre Desert Garden...