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.

26th Annual Arboretum Spring Plant Sale

Friday, April 6th, 4:00-8:00pm, Turtle Bay Members Night Event (Memberships available at the gate) Saturday, April 7th 9:00am-3:00pm, General Public Sale

Our ever-popular, heirloom vegetables are featured at the spring plant sale - and they sell out fast! Sale includes a 20% discount for the public, and a 30% discount for Turtle Bay members.

FREE admission into the Gardens on April 7!

Year-round discounts: 20% for Turtle Bay members and 25% for Turtle Bay volunteers!

Open to the Public

Plant Prices
1 Gallon $7.50      Treepots $13.00
2 Gallon $11.00    Puya 1 gal. $13.00
5 Gallon $16.00    Puya 2 gal. $18.00
15 Gallon $25.00   

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.