Spring 2014 Plant Sale

This Spring’s plant sale is all over now, but we’d like to extend our thanks to the community for supporting us!  We hope you all enjoyed the event and found exactly what you wanted!!

The Merritt College Landscape Horticulture Department’s Spring Plant Sale was held the weekend of May 3 and 4, 2014.  Plant inventory lists are at the bottom of this post.

Saturday May 3, 9am-3pm — Plant Fair!  Plants, Food, Music, and Vendors.
Sunday May 4, noon-3pm — Plants Only.

On Saturday, our Plant Fair will be accompanied by Food, Music and Vendors!  Companies represented will include The Urban Farmer Store and Hida Tool.

Plants available will include:

  • Heirloom annual spring and summer vegetable starts including over 70 varieties of Tomatoes including ultra-early, heirlooms and hybrids, over 30 varieties of Peppers for the Bay Area, more than 30 varieties of heirloom Beans, fog tolerant Melons, 30 varieties of Squash many varieties of Cucumbers and Corn,  6 varieties of Kale, 10 varieties of Broccoli and Cauliflower, and many types of Chard, Cabbage, Collards, and other spring greens and salad crops.
  • Rare fog-tolerant grapes like Emeryville Pink, Glenora, Baharat Early, Venus and Early Muscat.
  • Unusual perennial greens like Okinawa Spinach, and Erba Stella (Minutina), New Zealand Spinach, Perennial Arugula, Tree Collards and more.
  • Unique perennial and Andean vegetables:  Yacon, Mashua, Ulluco, Oca, Cape Gooseberry (Inca berry), Artichoke, Skirret, Chuffa, Rocoto Chili and more.
  • Attractive edible fruiting shrubs:  Chilean Guava, Lemon Guava, Pineapple Guava, Elderberry, Mora de Castilla, Maqui Berry, Red and White Currants, Jostaberry.
  • Cool-summer adapted fruiting trees and vines like:  Hardy Kiwi, Ollallieberry,  Raspberry, Eversweet Pomegranate, Negronne Fig, Black Mission Fig, and Trovita Orange.
  • A wide selection of Four Winds plants such as Dwarf Citrus, Avocados and Blueberries at affordable prices.
  • Permaculture guild builders like Leucaena, Comfrey, Horseradish, and more.
  • And,  a wide variety of California natives (including edible natives), Mediterranean climate plants (Australia, South Africa, Chile) and unusual perennials.
Categories: Events and Plant Sales.
Merritt College, Landscape Horticulture Department
12500 Campus Drive, Oakland, California 94619
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