Like a backwood's prepper pantry we bring you the early California edibles. Those plants that were brought settlers, eaten by indigenous or easily naturalized in our wildly warm climate. Agaves + a leafy canopy dripping fruit: figs, currants, wild grape, intensely spicy bay leaves. Yeah, you could make this your backyard. Naturally occurs in partly shaded canyons and riverbeds across temperate California.
Small (covers 150 sq.ft.): Canyon Sunflower, Golden Currant
Oregon Grape, Wild Strawberry, Wild Grape
Medium (300 sq.ft.): All of the Above AND Mexican Lobelia, Mission Fig, Bay Laurel (or California Bay), Giant Agave, California Coffee Berry,
Large (500-700 sq.ft.): All of the Above AND Jojoba, Coast Silk Tassel, Wild Honeysuckle, Blue Elderberry, White Sage
Sunset Zone: 16-17, 19-24 / Native to: 90% California Native 5% Mexican Native / Habitat: Valley, Riparian, Creekbed / Wildlife: Birds & Pollinators / Blooms: Winter-Spring / Fragrance: Menthol, Herbal / Uses: Wildlife, Edible / Water Needs: Moderate to Reuglar / Sun: Part Shade, Shade / Soil Needs: Excellent Drainage
Shipping & Returns
Local growers deliver FULL SIZE plant products directly from their yards. Curbside delivery is standard. Driveway drops where possible. Every Plant Pack comes with a Standardized Rectangular Layout Plan to your inbox, install guide and subscription to our seasonal Care Tips email series. Plans Delivered within 3-5 days of purchase.
WE DELIVER TO: All of Los Angeles, Camarillo, Santa Barbara, Greater Orange County, Inland Empire, Greater San Diego, Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Greater San Jose, Sacramento and Chico.
WEEKDAY DELIVERY: You pick your delivery date at checkout. Receive an approximate 2-hour delivery window the night before (between 7 AM - 3 PM).
BE HOME: You (or your trusted helper) must be home to sign off on reciept and - in the case of plant packs - move plants to a safe and partially shaded location.
DRIVEWAY DROPS: Trucks are often large (especially for lawn sod). If your driveway is steep, narrow, has no turn around or low branches your plants may need to be dropped streetside.
RETURNS: plant packs can be returned or partially refunded for a %65 credit while delivery driver is on-site. The plants must go back on the truck they came on for cash refund (send back any you don't like!).
Plan customizations start at $300 click here to inquire about your project.