Spotted Lanternfly (SLF)

Spotted Lanternfly (SLF)

If you haven’t heard of the newest invasive species to threaten our region, spotted lanternfly (SLF), it’s time to get yourself up to speed. Several links are provided below for your reference. Octoraro Native Plant Nursery (and its satellite growing areas) is located...
Octoraro is Proud Sponsor of Lancaster Water Week

Octoraro is Proud Sponsor of Lancaster Water Week

Octoraro Native Plant Nursery is a proud sponsor of Lancaster Water Week again this year. Running from June 1 until June 9, 2018, Lancaster Water Week is a celebration of the streams and rivers that define and connect the Lancaster County community. Rivers and Streams...
Demand Strong for Fall Orders

Demand Strong for Fall Orders

In case you missed it, fall is definitely here! After a very conducive summer for growing plants we have an outstanding crop of native trees and shrubs available for fall and spring 2018 and fall orders are rolling in. Fall Orders are Strong Demand is strong this fall...
Supply and Demand (beyond the obvious plant shortages)

Take a Virtual Tour of Octoraro

We are strong advocates for building lasting business relationships.  Part of this effort is helping customers and others to better understand our plants, our operations and the nursery industry in general.  We encourage customers to visit their plant vendors/ growers...
Lancaster Water Week Partnership

Lancaster Water Week Partnership

The Lancaster County Conservancy held it’s first “Lancaster Water Week” and Octoraro Native Plant Nursery was a proud sponsor and supporter of this event.  The Conservancy created Water Week to celebrate the unique and important waterways of Lancaster County; educate...
Octoraro Grows Paw Paw and Raspberry Species

Octoraro Grows Paw Paw and Raspberry Species

Octoraro is growing two new species for this fall and spring 2018.  As part of the increasing demand for edible natives, Asimina triloba (paw paw) and Rubus odoratus (purple flowering raspberry) have been added to our production.  These plants are great for both...
Lancaster County Conservation District Award

Lancaster County Conservation District Award

Octoraro was honored to receive the first ever “Watershed Community Organization Award” from the Lancaster County Conservation District (LCCD) at their Annual Banquet.  The award recognized us for our commitment to plant donations for volunteer organizations and being...