JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale

Plant List Available

Part of Raulston Blooms!

  • Friday, April 6, 2018 – 4:00 pm7:00 pm – Members-only Preview Sale
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018 – 9:00 am4:00 pm

Ready for spring planting? We are, and we've got new releases, sparkling grasses, and shrubs to die for!

Our generous friends in the nursery industry are donating premium plants for the Arboretum's annual spring sale. Come see what we have to offer and get a jump on your spring planting!

JCRA members get a 10% discount on JCRA plants! If you are not a member, what a great time to join.

spring 2017 plant sale

Plant List

A plant availability list at our Spring Plant Sale has been posted to our site.

Plant purchased from the JCRA support the JCRA's general fund within the NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc. (tax ID 56-6049304).

Additional Plant Sales

The following plantsmen will be joining us this year at our annual spring plant sale:

Matt and Tim Nichols, Mr. Maple.com

Matt and Tim Nichols propagate over 1,000 cultivars of Japanese maples at Mr. Maple.com, their nursery in East Flat Rock, North Carolina Visit their Web site and take a look at their plant list; it extends well beyond Japanese maples. While they can 't bring it all, they 're sure to bring an irresistible sampling that will be to the liking of most JCRA members

Dick Tyler, Pine Knot Farms

Dick Tyler from Pine Knot Farms in Clarksville, Virginia, will be joined by John Lonsdale of Edgewood—The Lonsdale Garden in Exton, Pennsylvania. Between these nursermen and nurseries, you'll find a wide range of plant knowledge and special little garden treasures for the home gardener or the more serious plant collector.

Jason Stevens, Superior Plants Nursery

Superior Plants Nursery is a wholesale nursery located in Benson, North Carolina, specializing in rare and unusual plants. Camellia, Illicium, Edgeworthia are sure to make an appearance in April and round off this plant haven 's sale.

Friday: Free for members; Saturday: Free for members, $5.00 for nonmembers, $10.00 per family. Admission includes admission to the Raulston Blooms! and the 18th Annual Birdhouse Competition, too.
Advance registration is not available.
JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 515-3132 for more information about this plant sale.