Last Updated on February 11, 2024
Plant Me Green Grade: C+
Overall rating: 77.5
Top 20 Rank: #11
Location: Monticello, FL
Recommendation: Decent prices & selection. Might be worth trying.
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Plant Me Green Nursery Review
Overall, Plant Me Green’s rating came in at 77.5, putting them at #11 in our top 20. Plant Me Green is a relatively new online nursery compared to others we track. The site was started in 2012.
Plant Me Green continues to be a bit of an enigma to us. The latest quirk was seeing a number of their more popular trees and shrubs being sold on other sites like Walmart, Amazon, and elsewhere. The prices through these other sellers were a LOT cheaper than what you would pay on PlantMeGreen.com. That seems a bit odd.
We did find a few product pages that showed a price but no sizes. The ‘Select a size’ was blank. That’s not good. On the other hand, we’ve noticed quite a few revisions to their site, making it easier for you. There are still some head-scratching issues but overall not too bad to get around on the site.
PlantMeGreen.com is a retail online nursery created by a very large and successful wholesale growing operation, Simpson Nurseries.
Simpson Nurseries has been a plant supplier for some of the larger online nurseries, including Fast Growing Trees. At least they did supply plants to Nature Hills as well. We’re not sure if they still work with them. We saw ads for Nature Hills twice recently when looking up PlantMeGreen.com on Google. Seems a bit vicious to be running ads on a supplier’s search results. That makes us wonder if the two are still working together
Plant Me Green is located close to another nursery on our rankings, Perfect Plants. So, we couldn’t help making some direct price comparisons. One example but there are others similarly priced. Little Gem Magnolia listed as 2 to 3 feet in a 3-gallon container feet was $69.95 on Plant Me Green. Their neighbor at MyPerfectPlants.com list a 3 to 4-foot, 3-gallon container Little Gem Magnolia for sale at $49.95.
PlantMeGreen.com also has some good deals on bare-root trees, including a wide variety of bare root pecan trees. When we looked on July 1st, Plant Me Green was offering 16 different Pecan tree varieties.
If you do find something bareroot you are interested in, make sure you review their bare root shipping schedule. It currently states; “Bare root orders only: Bare root trees have to be dormant in order to be shipped. We will begin shipping directly after they are harvested. If everything goes according to schedule, bare root shipping will begin the last week in January.” Not sure how that will work out for anyone who could still get freezing weather. I would contact them before ordering bareroot if you need to delay shipping.
Plant Me Green seems to show pictures of the field plants, giving you some idea of what you’re buying. That’s a huge plus.
Their selection for trees & shrubs seems to be increasing. They do carry some pretty large sizes. We found a few 7-gallon container sizes. Besides evergreens, Plant Me Green also offers deciduous trees, fruit & nut trees, and more. Even with the other selections, Plant Me Green has one of the smaller list of plants for sale online that we have seen but it has become a lot larger in the past year. They’re worth checking out.
Also, keep in mind that Plant Me Green is located in the panhandle area of Florida. They can ship year-round. When we checked recently, Plant Me Green was charging a $15 flat rate shipping fee on every order.
Only 17 Google Reviews
Not being online very long also means Plant Me Green hasn’t collected a lot of product reviews. But they get huge credit for not shying away from blunt reviews. Plant Me Green Google reviews have a 4.4 star rating but that’s with just 17 reviews. Plant Me Green Google Reviews
Plant Me Green does offer a “100% Guarantee” with a “1 Year Warranty on All Potted Plants”. What does that mean? “If your potted plant fails to survive the transplant process within one year from the date of purchase, we will issue a 100% store credit of the original purchase price to replace it. We will require a photo of the tree or shrub to confirm it is dead before issuing a credit to purchase the replacement plant. The 1-year warranty covers the cost of replacing the plant. Shipping prices will be determined by the shipping carrier. Shipping charges are the responsibility of the customer and must be paid before sending the replacement plant. “
The language is pretty similar to other online nurseries offering a 1-year warranty program. The biggest difference… this one is free! That’s right, PlantMeGreen.com does not charge an extra percent of the plant cost to get the 1-year warranty. It automatically is provided with each plant purchase. IMPORTANT! This ‘complimentary’ warranty is for their potted plants. They also sell bareroot plants which have an optional 1-year extended warranty for an extra cost.
For sales of bare root plants, they offer a 50% store credit for the cost of the plant(s). There are a few conditions. They do offer cancellations for any order that hasn’t shipped yet. Overall, their terms & warranty aren’t the worst and not the best.
Plant Me Green does offer a lot of resources, guides, and plant information. They also have YouTube videos under the pretty cool moniker; “Plant Me Green TV”.
What were the red flags?
- They haven’t been online too long, there’s not a lot to pick on. The only issue we have is the legalese for the Plant Me Green Terms of Service. There are 20 sections to it. TWENTY!!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Plant Me Green Nursery located?
They are located in the panhandle of Florida. Their address is: 2077 S Jefferson Hwy, Monticello, FL 32344
Does Plant Me Green only sell bare root?
No! While they do have a variety of bareroot material, especially pecan trees, Plant Me Green also sells container grown plants as large as 7-gallon.
Can I call in to ask questions or place an order?
Yes. Available Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm EST, you can call Plant Me Green at 855-817-5268
Who is Simpson Nurseries?
Plant Me Green is owned & operated by Simpson Nurseries. They are a grower/propagator and wholesaler with over 1,100 acres of production.
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