Native Plants in Southern California
Nurseries in the San Diego Area that Specialize in California Native Species
to the following specialty nurseries, many other nurseries do grow and
stock a limited choice of species.
Cal-Native Plants Nursery, (Formerly Plants for Dry Places) 25735 Garbani Road, Menifee, CA (near Temecula) 92584, ph 909-301-8075/fax 909-301-8314. Specializing in natives under new ownership.
City Farmers Nursery, San Diego. 40 different native plant species available with ability to special order 200 additional species and have them delivered within one week. 4832 Home Ave. San Diego CA 92105. 619-284-6358. Ask for Farmer Bill.
Coastal Sage Gardening, 3685 Voltaire Street, (Ocean Beach), San Diego, CA 92106-1253, ph 619-223-5229. A garden shop with a selection of native plants and wildflower seeds. Owner John Noble will deliver plants from Tree-of-Life Nursery. Open weekends or by appointment, email email@example.com
El Nativo Growers, 200 S. Peckham Rd., Azusa, CA 91702-3238, ph 626-969-8449/fax 626-969-7299. Well-established wholesale grower, 500 species in sizes from 4" to 24" box for some trees; will contract grow.
El Plantio Nursery, Escondido. 40 different native plant species available with ability to special order 200 additional species and have them delivered within one week. 1322 san Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido CA 92027. 760-745-8736.
Green Thumb Nursery, San Marcos. 40 different native plant species available with ability to special order 200 additional species and have them delivered within one week. 1019 San Marcos Blvd. San Marcos CA 92069. Contact Jeff Funk. 760-744-3822.
Manzanita Native Plant Nursery, 39397 Highway 94, Boulevard, CA 91905, ph 619-733-9843, firstname.lastname@example.org. Most Saturdays or by appointment. Local California native conifers, penstemons and other interior natives and carries more familiar species and cultivars as well. Will contract grow.
Matilija Nursery, 8225 Waters Road, Moorpark, CA 93021, ph 805-523-8604, email@example.com. Entertaining web site includes contests and details on the plants available. Wholesale and retail available.
Mission Hills Nursery , 1525 Fort Stockton Dr. San Diego, ph. 619-295-2808. Now has California Native Plants. Currently there are 40 species in stock but an additional 150 species are available for special order. For special orders, you can download the availability list at www.moosacreeknursery.com/availability-list.pdf. The prices are very reasonable so stop by this weekend and check it out!
Moosa Creek Nursery, 28435 Wilkes Road, Valley Center, CA 92082, Hank and Su Kraus, ph 760-749-3216, Grow plants from San Diego County chaparral and woodlands. Availability list on website and monthly plants.
Rancho Jojoba Nursery, 11935 Hwy 67, Lakeside, CA 92040, ph 619-561-0751/fax 619-504-2017, firstname.lastname@example.org. Stocks and grows a wide variety of native plants, wholesale and retail.
Santa Ana Botanical Garden,100 N. College Ave, Claremont, CA
91711-3157, ph 909-625-8767/fax 909-626-7670. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic
Garden is devoted to the collection, cultivation, study, and display
of native California plants and to graduate training and research in
plant systematics and evolution. Native plants are sold during the Fall
Sale on the first weekend of November, the Spring Sale on the first
Saturday in April, and in the Garden Shop year-round except during the
Recon Native Plant Nursery,Wholesale to the industry, 1755 Saturn Blvd. San Diego, CA 92154 Ph: 619-423-2284 Fax: 619-423-0632. Large grower of native plants to the Southwestern US. Current plant inventory available online, contract grow, and consulting.
Plants grown at Recon now available at these retail locations: Simpsons Garden Town in Jamul, Miramar Wholesale Nursery (over 70 varieties in stock, ask for Wayne), Walter Andersen Nursery in Pt. Loma.
San Carlos Hardware, San Carlos. 40 different native plant species available with ability to special order 200 additional species and have them delivered within one week. 7375 Jackson Drive, San Diego CA 92119
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, ph 805-682-4726 x127. Sells plants and seeds in the gift shop.
Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352-2126, ph 818-768-1802. 80-year old nonprofit retail nursery sells California native plants, seeds and books. Over 300 native species for sale.
of Life Nursery, Mailing: PO Box 635, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693; Physical: 33201 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675, ph 949-728-0685, fax 949-728-0509. Wholesale, restoration, contract grow; retail Monday through Friday and most Saturdays. Over 600 types of native plants for landscaping and revegetation.
Updated May 2016
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