at Turtle Bay Exploration Park

About Our Nursery 

Turtle Bay's Nursery at the McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is open to the public every Friday & Saturday, 9am-1pm and offers California natives, mediterranean-climate zone species, ornamental grasses, and locally adapted perennials for purchase by the public.  All of our plants are propagated on site! We grow drought tolerant plants and plants that survive and thrive in our area.


Fridays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm


1100 Arboretum Drive
Redding, CA 96003 (MAP)


 A big thank you to Turtle Bay members and the public for making the Spring Plant Sale April 6th & 7th a success! We sold out of many veggies, but there are still several varieties of heirloom tomatoes available (see the listings below).

Spring Plant Sale prices continue through May! 30% off regular plant prices for     Turtle Bay Members, 20% off for the Public.


Open to the Public

Plant Prices
1 Gallon $7.50      Veggies & Herbs $2.75
2 Gallon $11.00    Puya 1 gal. $13.00
5 Gallon $16.00    Puya 2 gal. $18.00
15 Gallon $25.00  Puya 5 gal. $22.00

Every Friday & Saturday, 9am - 1pm
1100 Arboretum Drive, Redding, CA
Phone 530-242-3169

Nursery Inventory List

Below is a list of current plant inventory in the Turtle Bay Nursery.  CLICK on the plant botanical names below to download PDF information sheets.  Please note: we work to keep the inventory up-to-date, but availability is subject to change. 

Inventory list is best viewed with desktop computer, not mobile optimized at this time.