2021 Fall Plant Sale


Plant Sale - Opens Thursday, October 7, 2021 at noon

                     Closes -  Monday, October 18 at noon

Local pickup only (no shipping). Sign Up for a Pick-up time slot - October 27 - 30, 2021

 - via a link to be emailed after the sale closes.

Welcome! We hope you enjoy shopping these new, unusual, and exciting plants!

No returns, exchanges or refunds.

Proceeds benefit the JC Raulston Arboretum. Funds supporting the JC Raulston Arboretum are managed by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit, Tax ID 56-6049304. 


How do I . . .   

. . .participate in the plant sale?

Simple. Click the 'Register Now' button below (details here) to get a bidder number (which is also your login for shopping). You will need to provide your phone number, address and credit card details when you register to bid. You will need to set a password for your account to keep it safe. This bidder number and login information can be used throughout the event.

Once registered, you will be given instructions to log onto ClickBid where you can bid from your phone or from a computer. (details here). When you are done shopping press the red 'Pay' button to complete the sale (details here). 

 . . .use my bidder number and password from previous Symposium or Arboretum sale or auction in 2020 or 2021?

  • Enter previous bidder number below. 
  • Enter password at prompt.
  • Update Credit Card details, if needed. (Clickbid only stores credit cards for 90 days.)

. . .shop if I do not remember my last bidder number and/or password?

 No worries, register again and get a new bidder number and password.  Or email jcra-events@ncsu.edu and we will send you the information.

. . .know what size plant I'm bidding on?

  • Plant sizes are located in the plant description. We are also providing photographs of each plant in their pot. The additional photographs are added to show you more mature plants. Many of the plants included in our auction are not readily available in the trade.
  • We do not ship plants for this event. Local pickup only

. . .get the items that I purchased?   

  • Plants are picked up at the JC Raulston Arboretum during prearranged times from October 28-30, 2021. A link to reserve your day for plant pick up will be sent to you via email after the sale ends on October 18. 
  • Pick days will be:

    Thursday, October 28 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Friday, October 29 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Saturday, October 30 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

. . .schedule a time to pick up the plants I purchased?   

  • Sign up for a pickup time slot.
  • Appointment is necessary to ensure your order is ready when your arrive.
  • Plants can ONLY be picked up on your scheduled pickup day.
  • We will not be holding plants past this week.
  • Someone else can pick up plants for you on your scheduled pick-up day.

. . .get my plants once I arrive on my scheduled pick-up day?   

  • Plants are picked up at the JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606.
  • Added directions and exact location will be provided before your chosen pick-up day.
  • Please have your vehicle ready in advance to receive your plants.

  Questions: email jcra-events@ncsu.edu


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