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Plant Sales

Bring the Garden home! San Francisco Botanical Garden Society propagates and sells a multitude of different kinds of plants, many exclusive to the Garden's Nursery. For nearly 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!


Monthly Plant Sales

Come by for a unique opportunity to admire and acquire an outstanding selection of plants seldom found in commercial nurseries or garden centers. Enjoy a wide variety of plants at each monthly Saturday sale, in addition to featured selections, based on the season. Find the right plants for your Bay Area (or beyond!) microclimate with many propagated from our very own collections.

All monthly sales take place on Saturdays from 10am-1pm in the Entry Garden near the Main Gate and Bookstore.


March 3: Magnolias & Companion Plants
April 14: Spring Bloomers

May 4–5: Annual Plant Sale

June 9: Perennials & Pollinator Plants
July 14: Salvias, Shrubs, & Fuchsias
September 8: California Natives & Succulents
October 13: Trees, Ferns, & Rhododendrons
December 1: End of Season Sale

Note: There are no plant sales in January, February, August or December. Click here for answers to other frequently asked questions about our plant sales.


The Arbor

Once a month not enough for your plant needs? Plants are now for sale every day of the week in the open-air Arbor next to the Garden Bookstore on the Main Gate esplanade. Peruse and purchase plants daily, with volunteers on hand to offer advice. The Arbor's hours conveniently coincide with those of the Garden Bookstore, daily from 10am–4pm.


Annual Plant Sale

Northern California's Largest Plant Sale features over 2,500 different kinds of plants – many exclusive to the Garden's Nursery and a variety suitable for all different Bay Area microclimates!

SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $9 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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