|She sucked and sucked and sucked the more|
Fruits which that unknown orchard bore.
She sucked until her lips were sore,
Then flung the emptied rinds away,
And knew not was it night or day.
Pluck them and suck them,
Goblin Market, Christina Rossetti
Late summer. Meteors shoot across the sky, laden branches arch to the ground, fruits swell with ripeness. Time to pay homage to this favored time of year. Time to plant a tree. A pomegranate tree. Our pomegranate tree 'Sweet', below, embodies late summer with every swollen globe touched by the sun.
|Our next scheduled ground ship date for East Coast locations is Monday August 21, 2017. We ship west of the Rockies most days. Ship dates are determined by travel time so plants do not spend weekends in transit. Please use residential addresses for East Coast shipping so plants arrive within 5 days.|
If temperatures en route or at destination are projected to be above 80 degrees F, your plant order may be placed on hold to avoid damage. RIGHT NOW IT IS TOO HOT IN MANY PARTS OF THE COUNTRY TO SAFELY SHIP PLANTS. We ship non-plant items every day. Please email us if you have questions about delivery times. We will contact you if weather precludes safe shipping of tender plants. You can also look at weather forecasts for points between our growing grounds in northern California and your location to see if the weather will be appropriate to ship safely.
Many of our plants are not suitable for year-round growing outdoors in Zones 3-8. Please check your USDA Zone prior to placing an order so you can make the appropriate selection.
New olive varieties include Nocellara del Belice, Bella di Cerignola, Cailletier and Lucques. These represent some of the most cherished table olives in the world and you'll find out why when you taste them.
In the winsome world of citrus, the Chinotto sour orange has captured our fancy with its myrtle-like leaves, formal growth pattern and prolific fruit display. Trees are well-established, ready to enhance your terrace and life.
And for the splashiest, most extravagant display in the botanical world, check out our new passion vine selections. Plant one and take cover before it overwhelms with rampant growth, gorgeous flowers and decadent fruit.
Michael Michaud's botanical tableware continues to dazzle. Fruits, leaves and bark are transformed into heirloom-quality plates, miniature boxes and serving pieces. His New York foundry is one of the few remaining that continue the ancient art of lost wax casting from natural objects. A new piece, the apple box, is now available and warrants close inspection.
When you buy a Bay Flora product, you can help a non-profit group of your choice. At check-out, just enter the name of the organization you wish to support. Up to 15% of your purchase will automatically be directed to that organization. You can also enter a gift card message during check-out and we'll tuck in a beautiful letterpress gift card with your order.
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