“Picked up baby plants to pot up for next year, from long time friend, Heather. She and her staff have done the micropropagation work on Begonias and Carnivorous Plants for us for decades. We have watched our children grow up, and the entire industry transform in San Diego County."
Rancho Tissue Technologies is known worldwide for our vigorous, disease-free crops. At Rancho Tissue Technologies we expertly blend technology and true innovation to produce the finest tissue-cultured, custom-propagated plants, food crops, and medicinal plants in the world.
As one of the largest producers of tissue culture in the world and the largest succulent tissue culture producer in the U.S.A., we grow up to 4 million plants per year in our state-of-the-art, environmentally controlled laboratory and greenhouses. Led by Heather Hunter May and directed by Susana Vanzie-Canton, our team of expert international researchers and scientists has been producing an exceptional range of plants for over 32 years.
Agave & Aloes
Fruits & Nuts
The Largest Cultured Succulent Producer in the U.S.
We grow up to 4 million plants per year in our state-of-the-art, environmentally controlled laboratory and greenhouse.
Our team of expert international researchers and scientists has been producing an exceptional range of plants for nearly 30 years.
Heather May founded Rancho Tissue Technologies in 1987 with a goal of supplying the industry exceptional quality plant tissue, including hard-to-find varieties.
The Rancho Tissue Timeline
Rancho Tissue Founded
Heather Hunter May founded Rancho Tissue Technologies with a goal of supplying the industry exceptional quality plant tissue of hard-to-find varieties.
State of the Art Lab
State of the art, environmentally controlled lab.
Susana Vanzie-Canton joins RTT as a researcher valued for her extensive experience in tissue culture & mutation induction protocols.
4 Million Plants
RTT Celebrates it's 30th anniversary and produces over 4 million plants.