LOCATION & CONTACT

1000 Spring St. San Jose, CA 95110
treenursery@ourcityforest.org
 (408) 785-2302


HOURS

Thursday - Saturday
9am - Noon

 


TREES 

SHRUBS & GRASSES

 

Click on an icon to view our species lists

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 treenursery@ourcityforest.org to coordinate a donation. We'll take seeds, cuttings, or even whole plants. Thank you!

  • Aloe polyphylla

  • Arctostaphylos purissima 'Vandenburg'

  • Backhousia citriodora

  • Beaufortia scharueri

  • Berberis pinnata ssp. Insularis

  • Boronia crenulata 'Shark Bay'

  • Epilobium canum 'Hurricane Pt.'

  • Erica glauca

  • Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle'

  • Hebe parvifolia

  • Hibbertia pedunulata

  • Monardella odoratissima

  • Phyla nodiflora

  • Syncolostemon obermeyerae

Help us Grow with a Donation

The Community Nursery is accepting in-kind donations year round.

Wish List

  • 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

  • Wood chips

  • 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