Native Shrubs


American Native Plants stocks a wide selection of trees and shrubs grown as tubelings. Our woody seeds are planted and grown in one of two sizes, depending on the species:

  • Anderson Band Pot (2.5” x 2.5” x 5”): Trees and shrubs are grown in individual pots that are sold in full flats of 36. This size is ideal for species with larger seeds, such as Oaks.
  • Ellepot Trays (2” x 2” x 4.3”): Trees and shrubs are grown in full flats of reusable trays that are filled with specially designed paper and media. Plants can be removed from the tray without compromising the integrity of the root system, allowing the tray to be reused. Sold in full flats of 32.

Depending on the conditions of the planting site, trees and shrubs as tubelings can have a significantly higher survivability rate than bareroot plants thanks to their young and healthy root systems fully encased in the media that surrounded them since germination from seed. Tubelings are also very easy to transport and plant.

Containers #1, #2, #3, and #5

We grow native shrubs in containers for your transport and planting convenience. Shrubs grown in containers have well-developed root systems and plenty of surrounding soil, so you won’t need to wait for them to start growing. As a rule of thumb, the bigger the container number, the larger the size of the bush. We offer native shrubs in containers #1, #2, #3, and #5.

  • #1: 1-gallon pots that typically hold 3 quarts of soil, 6 1/2” diameter, 7” tall
  • #2: 2-gallon pots, 8 ¾” diameter, 8 ½” tall
  • #3: 3-gallon pots, 11” diameter, 9 5/8” tall
  • #5: 5-gallon pots, 10 ¾” diameter, 11” tall

The final volume and height of your container and native shrub is determined seasonally and by species.

Contract Grown

Whether you are looking for mature plants to fill out your landscaping job or needing a large quantity of a specific native plant, we offer contracting growing to our business clients throughout the year. This is the most effective way to insure availability of plants when you need them. Contact us for details.

Suggested Substitutions

Our skilled staff can work with you to determine substitute native plants if any of the items on your plant list is unavailable in the size or quantity needed.

Shop Native Shrubs

American Native Plants has been dedicated to preserving, growing, and distributing native shrub and plant varieties for over almost two decades. We are a one-stop-shop for your nursery needs and serve the Eastern United States. To view our available Herbaceous Native Shrubs click the button below or use the search bar at the top of the page.




For more information on our offerings, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, contact us, or give us a call at 410-529-0552. To place an order and receive a quote, visit our full Product Availability page or fax us at 410-529-3883.

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