We have a beautiful selection of potted plants available in the summer. Some even have fruit on them! The following plants are available for summer shipping or pick up at the farm or the Olympia Farmer's Market. During the summer, the shipping costs are higher because the plants have to be shipped in pots. During the summer WA, OR, ID and CA orders are shipped via UPS. All other states are shipped via priority mail (3 day transit time). Orders that are shipped in summer or fall are not guaranteed.
A patented variety newly released from WSU and only available to growers in Washington State. Cosmic Crisp® Apple is a cross between Honeycrisp and Enterprise. A large, crisp and very flavorful juicy red apple known for high yield, attractiveness, disease resistance and long keeping quality. (ONLY SHIPPED TO WASHINGTON)
Especially flavorful fruit, large dark red berries that ripen midseason. McFarlin Cranberry will grow in peat, sandy, or clay soil if acidic with adequate moisture. If you don't have such a soil, get some peat moss and create a bed for them. They are second only to blueberries in anti-aging, disease fighting antioxidants. Cranberry consumption also prevents urinary tract infections.
A natural cross between a Pacific Northwest native: Alaska Cedar (Nookta Cypress) and a Monterey Cypress. Faster growing than either parent; resulting in a tall, narrow, upright growing evergreen tree. Will grow 1 ½ - 3 ft. per year in its early years. Dense foliage making it suitable as a privacy screen or windbreak and it takes well to shearing. Grows to about 70 ft. tall. Leyland Cypress was developed in Wales in 1888. Needs full sun and regularly moist soils to do well. Zones 6-10.
Cephalotayus harringtonia "Fastigiata" has dense green foliage resembles the Yew tree. Japanese Plum Yew is deer and shade tolerant, multi-stemmed evergreen shrub, growing eventually to about 10ft tall and 5-6ft wide. This selection is a male grown from cuttings. Females produce olive sized reddish brown, plum like sweet fruits in fall. Zone 6-9.
Tall ornamental evergreen nut tree native to Chile with sharp pointed leaves. Monkey Puzzle Trees produce large cones with 250 nuts per cone. Nuts are 2" long and good tasting after roasting, resembling corn or chestnut. Thin, easily peelable shell. Hardy to -10° F. Zone 6-9. *FOR NUTS, PLANT TWO OR MORE MONKEY PUZZLE SEEDLINGS*
Northwest native conifer with a narrow form and downward sweeping branches. Yellow wood. Alaska Nookta Cedar is native on moist sites in the mountains of Oregon to Alaska. Can live 1500 years or more. Prefers moist soil. Prefers climates with cool summers. Large evergreen tree to about 35 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide. Also commonly called Nookta Cypress. Zone 5-9.
Fairly fast growing evergreen groundcover raspberry native to the mountains of Taiwan. Yellow/orange berries are ripe in mid summer and taste good. Grows in sun or shade. It's tough and drought tolerant once established. The broad leathery dark green evergreen leaves of Emerald Carpet Raspberry make a good ground cover for weed supression and soil stabilization. Sometimes called 'Orangeberry'. Zone 6-10.
This ancestral tree of the redwood was thought to be extinct and known only from fossils until in 1947 a small isolated grove was discovered in a remote part of China. Dawn Redwood trees are bright tree in the summer then have a brilliant golden to fox-red colors in autumn, they are deciduous conifers and will drop its leaves every year. Tolerant of moist sites and polluted air. Fast growth of up to 7 ft. a year if in a favorable location containing sun, high water table, acidic soil (pH of 4.5) and low competition. Attaining maturity in 30 years to about 90 ft. and then reaching heights up to 150 ft. by 45 ft. wide, this is a tree for a large landscape. Older trees will have widespread buttressed trunks. Zone 4-9.
Standard cherry rootstock for sweet, tart and flowering cherries. Hardy and widely adapted, drought tolerant, and well anchored. Resistant to root rot and nematodes. Mazzard Cherry Rootstock makes a large tree so it will require annual pruning to keep it to an easily harvestable size. Excellent for bird food planting. The wood also has timber value. Zone 4-8.
Low growing, spreading evergreen ground cover with wiry stems and pink flowers. Large fruits with fine flavor. Pilgrim Cranberry will grow in peat, sandy, or clay soil if acidic with adequate moisture. If you don't have such a soil, get some peat moss and create a bed for them. Cranberries are second only to blueberries in anti-aging, disease fighting antioxidants. Cranberry consumption also prevents urinary tract infections. Dark green foliage with reddish bronze new growth. Leafhopper and virus resistant. Productive of purplish-red tart fruits that ripen late and keep well. Self-fertile. Hardy to -30F.
A spectacular, fast growing ornamental. A mass of vanilla-like fragrant lavender-blue flower that cover the tree before leaves emerge. Sometimes called Fox-glove tree due to the blossoms resemblance to foxgloves. Huge, heart-shaped leaves are up to 2 ft. broad. The edible flowers from an Empress Tree can be added to salads and can make a good honey. Valuable wood for cabinetry and has been traditionally used in Japan for making stringed musical instruments. Easy to grow in full sun. Native to Asia. Also known as "Royal Paulownia" named after the daughter of a Russian Tsar. Zone 6-9.