Bring the Garden home! San Francisco Botanical Garden propagates and sells a multitude of different kinds of plants, many exclusive to the Garden's Nursery.
For more than 50 years, we've held popular plant sales and are now pleased to offer plants for sale every day at the Arbor. Aided by enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers, amateur and professional gardeners alike will find premium plants and delight in finding a few rare and unusual gems along the way!
Upcoming Plant Sales
Plant Arbor Now Open Daily!
10:00am - 4:00pm
Come enjoy a regularly rotating selection of plants!
Upcoming Expanded Plant Offerings:
February 12-13 - Southern hemisphere plants
March 12-13 - Cactus and succulents
April 9-10 - House Plants
May 14-15 - Spring Bloomers
June 11-12 - Herbs and Edibles
July 9-10 - Fragrant Plants
August 13-14 - Pollinator Plants
September 10-11 - California Natives
October 8-9 - Dry Gardening Plants
November 12-13 - Winter Bloomers
December 10-11 - Cloud Forest ferns
Plants are available for sale Friday - Monday, 10:00am - 4:00pm in the open-air Arbor next to the Garden Bookstore on the Main Gate esplanade. Peruse and purchase plants with staff on hand to offer advice.
Plant Sale FAQ's
Do I have to pay admission to attend the plant sale?
Plant Sales are free for everyone to attend and take place in the Entry Garden near the Main Gate and Bookstore before you enter the Garden.
Do members receive special benefits at plant sales?
Absolutely! Members get 10% off at all plant sales including at the Arbor.
See our Membership page for more info on membership benefits.
What plants are available at the sale?
A wide range of our best plants are available at each plant sale, focused around a seasonal featured theme but not limited to the seasonal feature--all plant types are well represented at each sale.
Sign up here for our monthly e-newsletter, Leaflet, for a reminder before each sale and like the Garden on Facebook for additional plant sale information. For specific questions please contact Nursery Assistant Diane Glaub.
Where do I park?
Limited free street parking is available in Golden Gate Park– please note time limit restrictions. Additional paid parking and bicycle racks are located in the Music Concourse Garage. During all plant sales, a temporary loading zone is available outside the Main Gate. See our Visit page for more info on visiting the gardens and where to park!