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tree nursery

The OCF Community Nursery and Training Center is home to thousands of trees. The Nursery is a community service provided by Our City Forest to connect the resources of available trees to worthy planting projects ready to adopt trees. To schedule supervised tours or work days at the Nursery please call (408) 99-TREES or see our calendar of events.

 

Get a Tree

nusery workers

Get a Tree

To Get A Tree:

Interested in a tree or trees for your park strip, front yard, or back yard?

Interested in trees for your school, neighborhood group, block committtee, ecology club, girls or boys club, church, senior group or service club? Work with Our City Forest to beautify your community.

Click here to find information about getting a tree or call Our City Forest at (408) 99-TREES.


To Donate Trees:

You can call Our City Forest at (408) 99-TREES ext. 114 to discuss the size, quantity, and species of tree and to arrange a time to drop off the trees.

 

Living Christmas Tree Program

christmas ocfEvery holiday season, Our City Forest (OCF) encourages the community to purchase living Christmas trees. Living Christmas trees are not wasteful and better for the environment.  You will not be cutting down a tree and you will help to plant trees to beautify your neighborhood.  Instead of chucking your tree to the curb, make a difference in your community!

After the holiday season, Our City Forest collects your living Christmas trees and plants them in local schools, parks, and neighborhoods.  To find out what trees we will accept and when to drop them off, contact OCF at (408) 99-TREES x117 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Click here for more information and to signup to get a tree!

The drop-off location for your tree is at our Community Nursery (click here for directions).

 

Plant Info

Plant Information and Care Guides

 Here is some helpful information to help you with the plants purchased from our plant sale:

Plant Profiles  (download the PDF)

A spreadsheet of basic plant information.

Plant Care Guide (download the PDF)

A guide about how to plant, water, and care for your new plants. Also for general information and terminology about plants.

This guide is useful for reading the Plant Profiles spreadsheet above. 

 

Current Inventory

Our nursery has a large variety of trees and shrubs available! All plants are available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last, so show up early to get the type you want! See below for our plant inventory.

 

By Botanical Name

By Common Name

By Type

California Native

Fruit Trees

Shade Trees

By Botanical Name

Botanical Name Common Name
Achillea millefolium yarrow
Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta' orange yarrow
Achillea 'Moonshine' Moonshine yarrow
Aeonium lindleyi Giant Houseleek
Aeonium sp. Hen's n Chicks
Aloe vera 'Johnson's Hybrid' Aloe: Johnson's Hybrid
Anigozanthus 'Pink Joey' Kangaroo Paw, pink
Arctostaphylos 'John Dourley' Manzanita John Dourley
Artemisia absinthium absinthe wormwood
Artemisia douglasiana Ca mugwort
Artemisia vulgaris indian mugwort
Artemsia californica CA sagebrush
Artichoke, Globe Artichoke, Globe
Asclepias fascicularis narrow-leaf milkweed
Aster chilensis CA Aster
Atriplex lentiformus salt bush, quail bush
Baccharis douglasii marsh baccharis
Basil, Genovese Basil, Genovese
Basil, Purple Basil, Purple
Buddleja davidii butterflybush
Calamagrostis foliosa Mendocino reed grass
Calycanthus occidentalis CA spicebush
Carex pansa dune sedge
Carex testacea orange sedge
Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans' wild lilac: blue jeans
Ceanothus 'Dark Star' CA Wild Lilac: Dark Star
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Carmel Creeper' wild lilac: Carmel Creeper
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point' wild lilac: yankee pt.
Ceanothus thrysiflorus blue-blossom
Cercis canadensis eastern redbud
Cercis occidentalis western redbud
Chives Chives
Cistus purpureus orchid rockrose
Clarkia amoena Farewell-to-Spring
Clematis linguisticifolia Virgins leaf bower
Coleonoma pulchrum 'Pacific Gold' breath of heaven
Container Display Container Display
Cordyline australis 'Cherry Sensation' cabbage tree
Corn Corn
Cornus sericea red-twigged dogwood
Correa 'Ivory Bells' Australian Fuschia
Cosmos bipinnata Cosmos
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus rockspray
Cucumber Cucumber
Dymondia margarate dwarf gazania
Epilobium canum CA Fuschia
Erigeron glaucus 'Ron's Pink' seaside daisy
Erigeron karvinskianas Santa Barbara Daisy
Eriogonum fasciculatum CA buckwheat
Eriogonum giganteum St. Catherines Lace
Eschscholzia californica CA poppy
Euphorbia 'Black Pearl' mediterranean spurge
Festuca californica CA fescue
Festuca idahoensis 'Clearwater Blue' blue fescue
Festuca rubra 'Pt. Molate' creeping red fescue, pt. molate
Fragaria chiloensis beach strawberry
Fremontodendron californicum flannelbush
Galvesia speciosa 'Firecracker' island snapdragon
Gilia capitata globe gilia
Glycyrrhiza lepidota wild licorice
Helenium puberulum rosilla
Hemerocallis sp. daylily
Heteromeles arbutifolia toyon, christmas berry
Heuchera 'Caramel' coral bells
Iris douglasiana douglas iris
Isomeris arborea bladderpod
Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance' Red-Hot Pokker
Lantana mont. 'White' trailing lantana
Lantana 'Purple' lantana, purple
Lantana 'Radiation' Orange-Red bush lantana
Lavandula angustifolia english lavender
Lavandula 'Goodwin Creek Grey' english lavender- goodwin creek
Lettuce Lettuce
Leymus condensatus 'Canyon Prince' blue wild rye
Leymus triticoides creeping wild rye
Lupinus arboreus yellow tree lupine
Mimulus aurauntiacus sticky monkeyflower
Muhlenbergia rigens deer grass
Nassela pulchra purple needle-grass
Nepeta 'Walker's Low' cat-mint, walker's low
Oenethera pallida white evening primrose
Passiflora loefgrenni x caerulea passionflower
Pennisetum rubrum 'Cupreum' Purple Fountain Grass
Penstemon 'Catherine del a Mar' beardtonge
Penstemon eatonii Firecracker penstemon
Phormium 'Guardsmen' New Zealand flax
Phormium 'Pink Stripe' New Zealand flax
Photinia fraseri red robin
Pittosporum 'Marjorie Channon' variegated kohuhu
Prunus caroliniana Carolina laurel cherry
Prunus illicifolia illicifolia holly-leaf chery
Prunus illicolia lyonii Catalina cherry
Punica granatum 'Wonderful' pomegranate
Rhamnus californica coffeeberry
Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink-flowering currant
Ribes viburnifolium Catalina perfume
Rosa californica CA Wild Rose
Rosa 'The Fairy' groundcover rose
Rosmarinus prostratus creeping rosemary
Rubus ursinus ca blackberry
Salvia 'Bee's Bliss' Sage: Bee's Bliss- sonomensis hybrid
Salvia confertiflora Sage: Brazilian bush
Salvia 'Dara's Choice' Sage: Dara's Choice - sonomensis hybrid
Salvia gesneriflora'Tequila' Sage: Tequila anise
Salvia gesnerifolia 'Tequila' Sage: Tequila anise
Salvia guar. 'Costa Rica Blue' Sage: Costa Rica Blue
Salvia involucrata x karwinskii Sage: rose-bud hybrid
Salvia involucrata x pulchella Sage: rose-bud hybrid
Salvia leucantha 'Midnight' Sage: mexican bush -midnight
Salvia leucophylla Sage: Purple
Salvia leucophylla 'Pt. Sal' Sage: purple, pt. sal
Salvia mellifera Sage: black
Salvia mexicana 'Limelight' Sage: Mexican bush -Limelight
Salvia microphylla Sage: little leaf
Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' Sage: Hot Lips
Salvia 'Mulberry Jam' Sage: Mulberry Jam
Salvia namaensis Sage: nambian
Salvia 'Phyllis Fancy' Sage: Phyllis Fancy
Salvia 'Pozo Blue' Sage: Pozo Blue - leucophylla x clevelandii hybrid
Salvia 'Purple Majesty' Sage: Purple Majesty
Salvia somalensis Sage: Somalian
Salvia spathacea 'Las Pilitas' Sage: hummingbird
Salvia 'Strybing Purple' Sage: Strybing Purple
Salvia uliginosa bog sage
Salvia 'Waverly' Sage: Waverly
Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' Sage: Wendy's Wish
Sambucus mexicana blue elderberry
Saxifraga stolonifera Strawberry Begonia
Sempervivum 'Red Beauty' Houseleek, red beauty
Squash Squah
Tulbaghia violacea 'Silver Lace' Society garlic, variegtated
Umbellaria californica CA bay laurel
Veronica spicata 'Blue Fox' speedwell

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By Common Name

Common Name Botanical Name
absinthe wormwood Artemisia absinthium
Aloe: Johnson's Hybrid Aloe vera 'Johnson's Hybrid'
Artichoke, Globe Artichoke, Globe
Australian Fuschia Correa 'Ivory Bells'
Basil, Genovese Basil, Genovese
Basil, Purple Basil, Purple
beach strawberry Fragaria chiloensis
beardtonge Penstemon 'Catherine del a Mar'
bladderpod Isomeris arborea
blue elderberry Sambucus mexicana
blue fescue Festuca idahoensis 'Clearwater Blue'
blue wild rye Leymus condensatus 'Canyon Prince'
blue-blossom Ceanothus thrysiflorus
bog sage Salvia uliginosa
breath of heaven Coleonoma pulchrum 'Pacific Gold'
butterflybush Buddleja davidii
CA Aster Aster chilensis
CA bay laurel Umbellaria californica
CA buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum
ca blackberry Rubus ursinus
CA fescue Festuca californica
CA Fuschia Epilobium canum
CA mugwort Artemisia douglasiana
CA poppy Eschscholzia californica
CA sagebrush Artemsia californica
CA spicebush Calycanthus occidentalis
CA Wild Lilac: Dark Star Ceanothus 'Dark Star'
CA Wild Rose Rosa californica
cabbage tree Cordyline australis 'Cherry Sensation'
Carolina laurel cherry Prunus caroliniana
Catalina cherry Prunus illicolia lyonii
Catalina perfume Ribes viburnifolium
cat-mint, walker's low Nepeta 'Walker's Low'
Chives Chives
coffeeberry Rhamnus californica
Container Display Container Display
coral bells Heuchera 'Caramel'
Corn Corn
Cosmos Cosmos bipinnata
creeping red fescue, pt. molate Festuca rubra 'Pt. Molate'
creeping rosemary Rosmarinus prostratus
creeping wild rye Leymus triticoides
Cucumber Cucumber
daylily Hemerocallis sp.
deer grass Muhlenbergia rigens
douglas iris Iris douglasiana
dune sedge Carex pansa
dwarf gazania Dymondia margarate
eastern redbud Cercis canadensis
english lavender Lavandula angustifolia
english lavender- goodwin creek Lavandula 'Goodwin Creek Grey'
Farewell-to-Spring Clarkia amoena
flannelbush Fremontodendron californicum
Firecracker penstemon Penstemon eatonii
Giant Houseleek Aeonium lindleyi
globe gilia Gilia capitata
groundcover rose Rosa 'The Fairy'
Hen's n Chicks Aeonium sp.
holly-leaf chery Prunus illicifolia illicifolia
Houseleek, red beauty Sempervivum 'Red Beauty'
indian mugwort Artemisia vulgaris
island snapdragon Galvesia speciosa 'Firecracker'
Kangaroo Paw, pink Anigozanthus 'Pink Joey'
lantana, purple Lantana 'Purple'
Lettuce Lettuce
Manzanita John Dourley Arctostaphylos 'John Dourley'
marsh baccharis Baccharis douglasii
mediterranean spurge Euphorbia 'Black Pearl'
Mendocino reed grass Calamagrostis foliosa
Moonshine yarrow Achillea 'Moonshine'
narrow-leaf milkweed Asclepias fascicularis
New Zealand flax Phormium 'Guardsmen'
New Zealand flax Phormium 'Pink Stripe'
orange sedge Carex testacea
orange yarrow Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta'
Orange-Red bush lantana Lantana 'Radiation'
orchid rockrose Cistus purpureus
passionflower Passiflora loefgrenni x caerulea
Pink-flowering currant Ribes sanguineum glutinosum
pomegranate Punica granatum 'Wonderful'
Purple Fountain Grass Pennisetum rubrum 'Cupreum'
purple needle-grass Nassela pulchra
red robin Photinia fraseri
Red-Hot Pokker Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance'
red-twigged dogwood Cornus sericea
rockspray Cotoneaster glaucophyllus
rosilla Helenium puberulum
Sage: Bee's Bliss- sonomensis hybrid Salvia 'Bee's Bliss'
Sage: black Salvia mellifera
Sage: Brazilian bush Salvia confertiflora
Sage: Costa Rica Blue Salvia guar. 'Costa Rica Blue'
Sage: Dara's Choice - sonomensis hybrid Salvia 'Dara's Choice'
Sage: Hot Lips Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
Sage: hummingbird Salvia spathacea 'Las Pilitas'
Sage: little leaf Salvia microphylla
Sage: Mexican bush -Limelight Salvia mexicana 'Limelight'
Sage: mexican bush -midnight Salvia leucantha 'Midnight'
Sage: Mulberry Jam Salvia 'Mulberry Jam'
Sage: nambian Salvia namaensis
Sage: Phyllis Fancy Salvia 'Phyllis Fancy'
Sage: Pozo Blue - leucophylla x clevelandii hybrid Salvia 'Pozo Blue'
Sage: Purple Salvia leucophylla
Sage: Purple Majesty Salvia 'Purple Majesty'
Sage: purple, pt. sal Salvia leucophylla 'Pt. Sal'
Sage: rose-bud hybrid Salvia involucrata x karwinskii
Sage: rose-bud hybrid Salvia involucrata x pulchella
Sage: Somalian Salvia somalensis
Sage: Strybing Purple Salvia 'Strybing Purple'
Sage: Tequila anise Salvia gesneriflora'Tequila'
Sage: Tequila anise Salvia gesnerifolia 'Tequila'
Sage: Waverly Salvia 'Waverly'
Sage: Wendy's Wish Salvia 'Wendy's Wish'
salt bush, quail bush Atriplex lentiformus
Santa Barbara Daisy Erigeron karvinskianas
seaside daisy Erigeron glaucus 'Ron's Pink'
Society garlic, variegtated Tulbaghia violacea 'Silver Lace'
speedwell Veronica spicata 'Blue Fox'
Squah Squash
St. Catherines Lace Eriogonum giganteum
sticky monkeyflower Mimulus aurauntiacus
Strawberry Begonia Saxifraga stolonifera
toyon, christmas berry Heteromeles arbutifolia
trailing lantana Lantana mont. 'White'
variegated kohuhu Pittosporum 'Marjorie Channon'
Virgins leaf bower Clematis linguisticifolia
western redbud Cercis occidentalis
white evening primrose Oenethera pallida
wild licorice Glycyrrhiza lepidota
wild lilac: blue jeans Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans'
wild lilac: Carmel Creeper Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Carmel Creeper'
wild lilac: yankee pt. Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point'
yarrow Achillea millefolium
yellow tree lupine Lupinus arboreus

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By Type

Category Botanical Name Common Name
annual Basil, Genovese Basil, Genovese
annual Basil, Purple Basil, Purple
annual Chives Chives
annual Clarkia amoena Farewell-to-Spring
annual Corn Corn
annual Cosmos bipinnata Cosmos
annual Cucumber Cucumber
annual Eschscholzia californica CA poppy
annual Gilia capitata globe gilia
annual Lettuce Lettuce
annual Squash Squah
grass Calamagrostis foliosa Mendocino reed grass
grass Carex pansa dune sedge
grass Carex testacea orange sedge
grass Festuca californica CA fescue
grass Festuca idahoensis 'Clearwater Blue' blue fescue
grass Festuca rubra 'Pt. Molate' creeping red fescue, pt. molate
grass Leymus condensatus 'Canyon Prince' blue wild rye
grass Leymus triticoides creeping wild rye
grass Muhlenbergia rigens deer grass
grass Nassela pulchra purple needle-grass
grass Pennisetum rubrum 'Cupreum' Purple Fountain Grass
mixed Container Display Container Display
perennial Achillea millefolium yarrow
perennial Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta' orange yarrow
perennial Achillea 'Moonshine' Moonshine yarrow
perennial Artemisia douglasiana Ca mugwort
perennial Artemisia vulgaris indian mugwort
perennial Artichoke, Globe Artichoke, Globe
perennial Asclepias fascicularis narrow-leaf milkweed
perennial Aster chilensis CA Aster
perennial Baccharis douglasii marsh baccharis
perennial Dymondia margarate dwarf gazania
perennial Epilobium canum CA Fuschia
perennial Erigeron glaucus 'Ron's Pink' seaside daisy
perennial Erigeron karvinskianas Santa Barbara Daisy
perennial Fragaria chiloensis beach strawberry
perennial Glycyrrhiza lepidota wild licorice
perennial Helenium puberulum rosilla
perennial Hemerocallis sp. daylily
perennial Heuchera 'Caramel' coral bells
perennial Iris douglasiana douglas iris
perennial Nepeta 'Walker's Low' cat-mint, walker's low
perennial Oenethera pallida white evening primrose
perennial Salvia spathacea 'Las Pilitas' Sage: hummingbird
perennial Salvia 'Strybing Purple' Sage: Strybing Purple
perennial Saxifraga stolonifera Strawberry Begonia
perennial Tulbaghia violacea 'Silver Lace' Society garlic, variegtated
shrub Anigozanthus 'Pink Joey' Kangaroo Paw, pink
shrub Arctostaphylos 'John Dourley' Manzanita John Dourley
shrub Artemisia absinthium absinthe wormwood
shrub Artemsia californica CA sagebrush
shrub Atriplex lentiformus salt bush, quail bush
shrub Buddleja davidii butterflybush
shrub Calycanthus occidentalis CA spicebush
shrub Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans' wild lilac: blue jeans
shrub Ceanothus 'Dark Star' CA Wild Lilac: Dark Star
shrub Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Carmel Creeper' wild lilac: Carmel Creeper
shrub Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point' wild lilac: yankee pt.
shrub Ceanothus thrysiflorus blue-blossom
shrub Cistus purpureus orchid rockrose
shrub Coleonoma pulchrum 'Pacific Gold' breath of heaven
shrub Cordyline australis 'Cherry Sensation' cabbage tree
shrub Cornus sericea red-twigged dogwood
Shrub Correa 'Ivory Bells' Australian Fuschia
shrub Cotoneaster glaucophyllus rockspray
shrub Eriogonum fasciculatum CA buckwheat
shrub Eriogonum giganteum St. Catherines Lace
shrub Euphorbia 'Black Pearl' mediterranean spurge
shrub Galvesia speciosa 'Firecracker' island snapdragon
shrub Isomeris arborea bladderpod
shrub Kniphofia hirsuta 'Fire Dance' Red-Hot Pokker
shrub Lantana mont. 'White' trailing lantana
shrub Lantana 'Purple' lantana, purple
shrub Lantana 'Radiation' Orange-Red bush lantana
shrub Lavandula angustifolia english lavender
shrub Lavandula 'Goodwin Creek Grey' english lavender- goodwin creek
shrub Lupinus arboreus yellow tree lupine
shrub Mimulus aurauntiacus sticky monkeyflower
shrub Penstemon 'Catherine del a Mar' beardtonge
shrub Penstemon eatonii Firecracker penstemon
shrub Phormium 'Guardsman' New Zealand flax
shrub Phormium 'Pink Stripe' New Zealand flax
shrub Photinia fraseri red robin
shrub Pittosporum 'Marjorie Channon' variegated kohuhu
shrub Rhamnus californica coffeeberry
shrub Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink-flowering currant
shrub Ribes viburnifolium Catalina perfume
shrub Rosa californica CA Wild Rose
shrub Rosa 'The Fairy' groundcover rose
shrub Rosmarinus prostratus creeping rosemary
shrub Rubus ursinus ca blackberry
shrub Salvia 'Bee's Bliss' Sage: Bee's Bliss- sonomensis hybrid
shrub Salvia confertiflora Sage: Brazilian bush
shrub Salvia 'Dara's Choice' Sage: Dara's Choice - sonomensis hybrid
shrub Salvia gesneriflora'Tequila' Sage: Tequila anise
shrub Salvia guar. 'Costa Rica Blue' Sage: Costa Rica Blue
shrub Salvia involucrata x karwinskii Sage: rose-bud hybrid
shrub Salvia involucrata x pulchella Sage: rose-bud hybrid
shrub Salvia leucantha 'Midnight' Sage: mexican bush -midnight
shrub Salvia leucophylla Sage: Purple
shrub Salvia leucophylla 'Pt. Sal' Sage: purple, pt. sal
shrub Salvia mellifera Sage: black
shrub Salvia mexicana 'Limelight' Sage: Mexican bush -Limelight
shrub Salvia microphylla Sage: little leaf
shrub Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' Sage: Hot Lips
shrub Salvia 'Mulberry Jam' Sage: Mulberry Jam
shrub Salvia namaensis Sage: nambian
shrub Salvia 'Phyllis Fancy' Sage: Phyllis Fancy
shrub Salvia 'Pozo Blue' Sage: Pozo Blue - leucophylla x clevelandii hybrid
shrub Salvia 'Purple Majesty' Sage: Purple Majesty
shrub Salvia somalensis Sage: Somalian
shrub Salvia uliginosa bog sage
shrub Salvia 'Waverly' Sage: Waverly
shrub Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' Sage: Wendy's Wish
shrub Veronica spicata 'Blue Fox' speedwell
shrub/tree Cercis occidentalis western redbud
shrub/tree Fremontodendron californicum flannelbush
shrub/tree Heteromeles arbutifolia toyon, christmas berry
shrub/tree Prunus caroliniana Carolina laurel cherry
shrub/tree Prunus illicifolia illicifolia holly-leaf chery
shrub/tree Prunus illicolia lyonii Catalina cherry
shrub/tree Punica granatum 'Wonderful' pomegranate
shrub/tree Sambucus mexicana blue elderberry
succulent Aeonium lindleyi Giant Houseleek
succulent Aeonium sp. Hen's n Chicks
succulent Aloe vera 'Johnson's Hybrid' Aloe: Johnson's Hybrid
succulent Sempervivum 'Red Beauty' Houseleek, red beauty
tree Cercis canadensis eastern redbud
tree Umbellaria californica CA bay laurel
  *See Shade Tree Section for complete list of trees*  
vine Clematis linguisticifolia Virgins leaf bower
vine Passiflora loefgrenni x caerulea passionflower

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CA Natives 

Botanical Name Common Name Category Native to
Achillea millefolium yarrow perennial CA
Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta' orange yarrow perennial CA
Aesculus californica CA buckeye tree CA
Arctostaphylos 'John Dourley' Manzanita John Dourley shrub CA
Artemisia douglasiana Ca mugwort perennial CA
Artemsia californica CA sagebrush shrub CA
Asclepias fascicularis narrow-leaf milkweed perennial CA
Aster chilensis CA Aster perennial CA
Atriplex lentiformus salt bush, quail bush shrub CA
Baccharis douglasii marsh baccharis perennial CA
Calamagrostis foliosa Mendocino reed grass grass CA
Calycanthus occidentalis CA spicebush shrub CA
Carex pansa dune sedge grass CA
Ceanothus 'Blue Jeans' wild lilac: blue jeans shrub CA
Ceanothus 'Dark Star' CA Wild Lilac: Dark Star shrub CA
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Carmel Creeper' wild lilac: Carmel Creeper shrub CA
Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point' wild lilac: yankee pt. shrub CA
Ceanothus thrysiflorus blue-blossom shrub CA
Cercis occidentalis western redbud shrub/tree CA
Clarkia amoena Farewell-to-Spring annual CA
Clematis linguisticifolia Virgins leaf bower vine CA
Cornus sericea red-twigged dogwood shrub CA
Epilobium canum CA Fuschia perennial CA
Erigeron glaucus 'Ron's Pink' seaside daisy perennial CA
Eriogonum fasciculatum CA buckwheat shrub CA
Eriogonum giganteum St. Catherines Lace shrub CA
Eschscholzia californica CA poppy annual CA
Festuca californica CA fescue grass CA
Festuca idahoensis 'Clearwater Blue' blue fescue grass CA
Festuca rubra 'Pt. Molate' creeping red fescue, pt. molate grass CA
Fragaria chiloensis beach strawberry perennial CA
Fremontodendron californicum flannelbush shrub/tree CA
Galvesia speciosa 'Firecracker' island snapdragon shrub CA
Gilia capitata globe gilia annual CA
Helenium puberulum rosilla perennial CA
Heteromeles arbutifolia toyon, christmas berry shrub/tree CA
Iris douglasiana douglas iris perennial CA
Isomeris arborea bladderpod shrub CA
Leymus condensatus 'Canyon Prince' blue wild rye grass CA
Leymus triticoides creeping wild rye grass CA
Lupinus arboreus yellow tree lupine shrub CA
Mimulus aurauntiacus sticky monkeyflower shrub CA
Muhlenbergia rigens deer grass grass CA
Nassela pulchra purple needle-grass grass CA
Penstemon 'Catherine del a Mar' beardtonge shrub CA
Penstemon eatonii Firecracker penstemon shrub CA
Prunus illicifolia illicifolia holly-leaf chery shrub/tree CA
Prunus illicolia lyonii Catalina cherry shrub/tree CA
Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak tree CA
Quercus chrysolepsis Canyon Live Oak tree CA
Quercus lobata Valley Oak tree CA
Rhamnus californica coffeeberry shrub CA
Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink-flowering currant shrub CA
Ribes viburnifolium Catalina perfume shrub CA
Rosa californica CA Wild Rose shrub CA
Rubus ursinus ca blackberry shrub CA
Salvia 'Bee's Bliss' Sage: Bee's Bliss- sonomensis hybrid shrub CA
Salvia 'Dara's Choice' Sage: Dara's Choice - sonomensis hybrid shrub CA
Salvia leucophylla Sage: Purple shrub CA
Salvia leucophylla 'Pt. Sal' Sage: purple, pt. sal shrub CA
Salvia mellifera Sage: black shrub CA
Salvia 'Pozo Blue' Sage: Pozo Blue - leucophylla x clevelandii hybrid shrub CA
Salvia spathacea 'Las Pilitas' Sage: hummingbird perennial CA
Sambucus mexicana blue elderberry shrub/tree CA
Umbellaria californica CA bay laurel tree CA

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Fruit Trees

Apple: 'Fuji' on M-111
Apple: 'Golden Delicious' on M-111
Apple: 'Pink lady 'R'' on M-111
Apple: 'Dorsett Golden' on M-111
Apple: 'Gala' Semi-dwarfed on M-111
Apricot: 'Blenheim' on Citation
Apricot: 'Gold Kist' Apricoton Myro 29C
Cherry: 'Lapins' on Colt
Cherry: 'Lapins' on Mahaleb
Cherry: North Star Dwarf Cherry on Mahaleb
Cherry: 'Stella' on Colt FRT
Nectaplum 'Spice Zee TM' on Citation
Nectarine: 'Arctic Jay' White Subacidon Citation
Peach: 'O'Henry' on Lovell
Pear: 'W-K-HD-BP' on OHxF333' 3n1
Plum: 'Burgundy' on Citation
Plum: 'Santa Rosa' on Myro29C
Plum: 'Santa Rosa' Weeping on Myro 29C
Pomegranate: 'Red Silk'
Pomegranate: 'Wonderful'

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Shade Trees

Botanical Name Common Name
Acer campestre 'Evelyn' Queen Elizabeth Hedge Maple
Acer macrophyllum Big Leaf Maple
Acer negundo Box Elder
Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr.' Redpointe Red Maple
Acer rubrum x 'October Glory' Red Maple
Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Fantasy' Freemanii Maple
Aesculus californica CA Buckeye
Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii' Red Horsechestnut
Amelanchier laevis 'Allegheny' Allegheny Serviceberry
Arbutus 'Marina' semi-fruitless strawberry tree
Arbutus unedo Strawberry Tree
Betula jacquemontii Himalayan white barked birch
Betula nigra 'Heritage/Cully' Heritage river birch
Betula papyrifera 'Varen' Prairie Dream Paper Birch
Brachychiton populneus Kurrajong
Carpinus betulus european hornbeam
Carpinus betulus 'JFS-KW1CB' Emerald Avenue european hornbeam
Catalpa speciosa Northern Catalpa
Cedrus deodara Deodar Cedar
Cercidiphyllum japonicum Katsura
Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' Forest Pansy
Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Lawson cypress
Chionanthus retutus Chinese Fringe Tree
Chitalpa 'Pink Dawn' Chitalpa
Cinnamomum camphora Camphor Tree
Crataegus phaenopyrum Washington Hawthorn
Fraxinus americana 'Autumn Purple' Ash
Fraxinus 'Orange County' Ash
Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold' Maidenhair Tree (fruitless)
Ginkgo biloba 'Saratoga' Maidenhair Tree (fruitless)
Ginkgo biloba 'Woodstock' Emperor Maidenhair Tree (fruitless)
Gymnocladus dioicus 'Espresso' Kentucky Cofee Tree
Juglans californica CA Walnut
Koelreuteria paniculata Golden Rain Tree
Lagerstroemia x f. 'Tuscarora' Multi Pink Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia x fauriei 'Muskogee' Lavendar Crape Myrtle
Laurus nobilus 'Saratoga' Saratoga Sweet Bay
Lophostemon confertus Brisbane Box
Lyonothamnus floribundus Catalina ironwood
Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn Redwood
Morus alba 'Fruitless' Fruitless Mulberry
Morus alba 'Kingan' Fruitless Mulberry
Olea europaea 'Wilsonii' Fruitless Olive
Phyllostachys vivax Timber Bamboo
Pinus pinea Italian Stone Pine
Pistachia chinensis 'Keith Davey' Chinese Pistache (fruitless)
Pittosporum eugenioides Lemonwood
Pittosporum tenuifolium Kohohu
Platanus racemosa CA Sycamore
Platanus x acerfolia 'Columbia' London Plane Tree
Platanus x acerfolia 'Yarwood' London Plane Tree
Podocarpus gracilior Fern Pine
Podocarpus macrophyllus Yew Pine
Prunus caroliniana Carolina Cherry
Prunus caroliniana 'Bright 'n Tight' Compact Carolina Cherry
Prunus cerasifera Cherry Plum
Prunus illicifolia ssp. illicifolia Hollyleaf Cherry
Prunus illicifolia ssp. lyonii Catalina Cherry
Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak
Quercus chrysolepsis Canyon Live Oak
Quercus lobata Valley Oak
Quercus macrocarpa Burr Oak
Quercus robur x alba 'JFS-KW1QX' Streetspire Oak
Quercus shumardii Shumard Oak
Quercus suber Cork Oak
Rhus lancea African Sumac
Robinia 'Purple Robe' Robinia 'Purple Robe'
Robinia x ambigua 'Idahoensis' Idaho Locust
Sapium sebiferum Chinese Tallow
Schinus molle CA Pepper Tree
Sequoia sempervirens Coast Redwood
Sequoia sempervirens 'Aptos Blue' Coast Redwood
Stypholobium japonica Japanese Pagoda
Stypholobium japonica 'Regent' Regent Pagoda
Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress
Tilia tomentosa 'PNI 6051' Green Mountain Silver Linden
Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling' Silver Linden
Tristania conferta Brisbane Box
Tristaniopsis laurina 'Elegans' natural Swamp Myrtle
Ulmus americana American Elm
Ulmus japonica x wilsoniana 'Morton' Accolade Elm Accolade Elm
Ulmus parvifloria 'Bosque' Chinese Elm
Ulmus propinqua 'TFS Bieberich' Emerald Sunshine Emerald Sunshine Elm
Ulmus x 'Frontier' Frontier Elm
Umbellaria californica Bay Laurel
Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase' Zelkova
Zelkova serrata 'JFS-KW1 City Sprite' Dwarf Zelkova

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Workshops

Workshops

planting demoTree Planting Workshops:

If you have chosen to adopt a tree, we ask you to attend one of our tree planting workshops at our Nursery.  The workshops are free of charge and provide information and demonstration of how to plant and care for your young tree.  Click here to see our calendar of events for workshop dates.

Tree Care Workshops:

We offer tree care workshops periodically throughout the year. Workshops include information and demonstrations of proper staking, mulching, berm adjustments, and an introduction to pruning. Click here to see our calendar of events for workshop dates.  You can also visit our webpage on Tree Care and Pruning for detailed information about caring for your trees. 

 

 

Volunteer

Volunteering

2014 Summer Nursery Internships!

We are now seeking 2014 summer nursery interns! This is a great opportunity for a horticulture/ environmental science student (or someone who loves plants and enjoys working outdoors) to gain experience working in a nursery. Interns will receive on-the- job training and gain relevant skills in their areas of focus. Non-paid.

Click here for more info

 

General Volunteering

If you would like to support the community nursery, consider volunteering with us!  We have many opportunities for individuals or groups. Please contact our volunteer coordinator at (408) 99-TREES x 123 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up or find out more information.

calendar of events

nursery volunteer

Click on the Calendar of Events button above to see our nursery work days and scheduled volunteering events. 

 

 

 

Directions

Nursery Location

Located At:



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Hours of Operation

Thursdays through Saturdays
9AM - Noon

Spring Street at Mc Kendrie Street
San Jose, CA 95110

 

Directions from Highway 87 Southbound:
Take the Taylor Street exit.
Make a RIGHT (West) onto Taylor Street.

Turn RIGHT on Spring Street.
Continue to the end of Spring Street.

Directions from Highway 87 Northbound:
Take the Taylor Street exit.
Make a LEFT (West) onto Taylor Street.
Turn RIGHT on Spring Street.
Continue to the end of Spring Street.

 

 

Directions from Interstate 880 Southbound:
Take the Coleman Avenue exit.
Make a LEFT(south) onto Coleman Avenue.
Make a LEFT onto Hedding Street.
Turn LEFT on Spring Street.
Continue to the end of Spring Street.


Directions from Interstate 880 Northbound:

Take the Coleman Avenue exit.
Make a LEFT (south) onto Coleman Avenue.
Make a LEFT onto Hedding Street.

Make a LEFT onto Spring Street.
Continue to the end of Spring Street.

 

 

Donate

Donate

To Donate Trees:

You can call Our City Forest at (408) 99-TREES ext. 114 to discuss the size, quantity, and species of tree and to arrange a time to drop off the trees.

 

Wish List

Current Needs

  • White paint
  • Dolleys
  • Pruners
  • Pruner and tool sharpeners
  • Work gloves
  • AA Batteries
  • Cinder Blocks

 

Ongoing Needs

  • Soil
  • Perlite
  • Peat-Lite
  • Mulch
  • Gravel
  • Small Trees
  • Tree and shrub seeds
  • Screws and Nails of any size

 

If you would like to donate any items, please contact us to arrange a time to meet, or stop by our open hours listed above.

 

 

 

Contact Us

(408) 998-7337
1590 Las Plumas Ave
San Jose, CA 95133
Nursery: 1000 Spring St.