Favorite Places to Shop for Houseplants in L.A.
A houseplant is a beautiful way to add color, style, and life to your home, but these little green wonders also offer a host of health benefits. Bringing one or more plants into your apartment can boost mood and productivity, absorb toxins, and improve overall well-being. These best nurseries in Los Angeles will help give your apartment a green upgrade.
If you’re unsure what you want, you’ll probably find it at Planta Nursery. With everything from baby cactus to succulents and potting services on offer, they make adding green to your apartment an effortless endeavor.
Location: 6011 York Boulevard, Highland Park, book in-store shopping online
Phone: (323) 397-8688
There’s buying plants, and then there’s being schooled. Artemisia Nursery offers a great selection of native plants, along with herbs, succulents, and more. Their impressive horticultural library, workshops, and other events will leave you with a greener thumb than before.
Location: Online shopping only
Phone: (323) 795-5515
Mickey Hartigay Plants
This West Hollywood store has been making Los Angeles a greener place for over three decades, and it was voted 2015’s best nursery in Los Angeles to buy plants. Not only do they have tons of hard-to-get varieties like calathea and hoya, but they also offer landscaping and plant interior design.
Location: 1255 North Sycamore Avenue
Phone: (323) 467-8044
Visit the Folia Collective website, and you’ll discover no fewer than 12 glorious pages of plants to choose from. Then, head over to their “Plant Stuff” section for some beautiful ways to display your new additions. Plant newbies will love the “Plants-to-Go” section, which groups plants into helpful categories.
Location: Closed for in-store shopping, private shopping available by appointment only
Phone: (626) 787-4957
If you’re looking to not only decorate your apartment with houseplants but add some grow-your-own edibles, Sunset Nursery’s selection will be your one-stop plant shop. Choose from colorful house plants like pansies and nasturtium, and then take your pick from their large herb and even larger vegetable menus.
Location: 4368 Sunset Blvd., enter at Fountain Ave.
Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: (323) 661-1642
Sawtelle Japantown’s oldest and largest retail plant nursery, Hashimoto’s has been owned by the family since 1928. Not only will you find an amazing indoor plant selection, but plan to spend some time browsing their extensive offering of pottery in several traditional styles and interesting materials as you learn about Hashimoto’s important history.
Location: 1935 Sawtelle Blvd.
Hours: Closed on Tuesdays; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. every other day
Phone: (310) 473-6232
Whether you want to draw attention with hanging plants and floor foliage or add a splash of color on a shelf or table, Greenwood Shop has something for everyone. Pink and Red Fittonia, Ctenanthe Lubbersiana, and Croton Red Banana are just a few of the gorgeous houseplants on offer here.
Location: 12441 ½ West Magnolia Blvd., Valley Village
Hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
Phone: (818) 505-3282
California Cactus Center
Whether you’re a cactus lover or have a “black thumb,” California Cactus Center has got your back. One of Southern California’s largest cacti and succulent suppliers, this is the place to go if you’re looking for something that’s drought-tolerant and different. Their offerings have been curated from points around the globe.
Location: 216 S. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena
Hours: Friday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Phone: (626) 795-2788
Now that you know where the best nurseries in Los Angeles are, it’s time to find the best apartments. Fig & York residents enjoy design centric lofts, a renaissance community, and so much more. Call or go online to book your viewing today: (213) 804-8766.