LOCATION & CONTACT
1000 Spring St. San Jose, CA 95110
Thursday - Saturday
9am - Noon
SHRUBS & GRASSES
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Our nursery hosts a large variety of trees, shrubs, and grasses available for the community, including CALIFORNIA-NATIVES, DROUGHT-TOLERANT and DISEASE-RESISTANT species.
For specific questions, please stop by or contact us!
For Landscape Professionals and Cities
Urban Foresters, City Arborists, Restoration Agencies and other Landscape Professionals can choose from our selection of drought-tolerant, native trees & shrubs. Wholesale pricing and contract growing available.
Email Nursery Manger Nara Baker for a Wholesale Pricing & Inventory List
Come volunteer with us at the nursery!
Nursery Species Wishlist
Here is a list of species the nursery is looking to propagate! If you have any of the following species, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate a donation. We'll take seeds, cuttings, or even whole plants. Thank you!
Arctostaphylos purissima 'Vandenburg'
Berberis pinnata ssp. Insularis
Boronia crenulata 'Shark Bay'
Epilobium canum 'Hurricane Pt.'
Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle'
Help us Grow with a Donation
The Community Nursery is accepting in-kind donations year round.
Heavy duty garden/outdoor carts
Lumber, hardware, and building materials in good condition
Hand and power tools in working condition
Gravel, flagstone, stepping stones, pavers, fill sand, and baserock
Nursery containers/supplies in good condition
Bamboo/wooden stakes in good condition
Cardboard (large pieces)
NOTE: We generally do not pickup material unless it is in large quantities or highly desired. We prefer if you can drop material at nursery during our Open Hours 9AM - 12PM or by appointment.
We also accept trees and plants on a limited basis. Please email us a list of species with descriptions and photos. Donated plant material must meet the following condition and acceptance is at the Nursery Manager's discretion:
Donated stock must be identified (as a known species and/or cultivar) and pest/disease free.
In most cases, the plant must already be growing in a container, and not recently dug out of the landscape.
Trees must be less than 3/4" in trunk diameter/caliper and less than 6' tall.
Perennials, grasses, shrubs that can be divided.
Cuttings and seeds of identified species must have known collection location and/or source.
We do not accept: Redwoods, Oaks, Mayten, Acacia, Toyons, Madrones, or Privets.
Questions? Contact Nursery Manager