Plant Sales and Auctions

The JC Raulston Arboretum offers several ways to purchase plants for your landscape. These sales and auctions are help raise funds to keep the arboretum open.

On-site Plant Sale

JC Raulston Arboretum Spring Plant Sale (On-site)

Once per year in spring, the JCRA has a giant on-site plant sale in conjunction with our Raulston Blooms! spring festival. At this event we offer thousands of plants for sale.

Spring Plant Sale Catalog

Online Plant Sale

JC Raulston Arboretum Preorder Plant Sale (Online)

Each spring and fall, the JCRA holds an online plant sale for the opportunity to preorder select plants for pick-up at the arboretum. Members shop first, so join today so you don't miss your chance to order some great plants.

Online Plant Sale Catalog

Plant Sale Buggy

Plant Buggy (On-site)

Next time you visit the JC Raulston Arboretum, be sure to check out the small Plant Sale Buggy located outside the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center. It’s a popular spot for visitors to find a small and ever-changing eclectic assortment of plants for sale. Self-checkout purchases can made with cash, check, and credit card. The plant buggy is open rain or shine during regular Arboretum operating hours. New plants are added twice per week, so check out the plant buggy list online or drop by often to peruse the cart.

See What's on the Cart Today

Plant Auction

Plant Auctions

In addition to our plant sales, the JC Raulston Arboretum holds two rare plant auctions per year. One auction in the winter (February) is associated with our Winter Symposium and the other auction in summer (June) is associated with our Southeastern Plant Symposium

The JC Raulston Arboretum also gives away thousands of plants every year to our members.

Your purchases keeps the JC Raulston Arboretum growing strong! Each gift, membership, or purchase supports the NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc. (Tax ID #56-6049304) for the benefit of the JCRA.