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.
Very large Marron type nuts that are good flavored, keep well and ripen midseason. Gillet Chestnut Tree is compact and hardy to at least -20 degrees. Good pollinator. Originally a seedling planted by Bob Bergant. Discovered and named by Michael Nave after Felix Gillet, pioneer nut tree nurseryman.
Very large nuts, good flavor and peeling quality. Marrisard Chestnuts are especially good in hot climates, where they produce nuts larger than Colossal. Pollen sterile, late ripening. Very disease resistant to blight and phytopthora.
Very large, round orange / brown nuts are larger than Colossal and ripen 2 weeks later. Okei Chestnuts have nuts that are of average quality with some tendancey to split, not a heavy yielder. A good pollinizer for Colossal and others and a good choice if blight is likely to be a problem. Selected at U.C. Davis, CA from a seedling of Silverleaf.
One of the hardiest citrus varieties with a good quality fruit. It is able to survive temperatures down to about 17F. Outside the subtropics, it is often grown as an indoor plant over winter, near a sunny window. Where temperatures remain above the mid 50's, it is nearly always blooming and fruiting, with a wonderful fragrance from attractive white flowers. When outdoor weather warms , it can spend the summer outside. Meyer lemons are fairly large, with a slightly sweet lemony flavor. A self fruitful, broadleafed evergreen tree. Grafted onto dwarfing flying dragon rootstock, inducing early bearing and keeping it under 6 ft.
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.
White Rose of Piedmont, the traditional variety used to make maraschino cherries from Northern Italy. Bianco Rosato di Piemonte Cherry may require cross pollination with another cherry variety. Zone 5-9.
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.