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  • Greenhouse/Rootstock Production Manager

    Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co., the nation’s oldest continuously operated nursery, is seeking an energetic, highly motivated greenhouse manager. Qualified candidates must have excellent management and communication skills, and enjoy working in a team-oriented atmosphere. Experience propagating and growing a wide variety of greenhouse products required. Stark Bro’s 3-1/2 acre greenhouse is located on the edge of historic Louisiana, Missouri on the Mississippi River approximately 80 miles northwest of St. Louis, Missouri. Competitive salary & benefit package. If you would be excited to work in a growing, challenging position for a highly recognized nursery, follow the link to read the full job description and to apply.

  • Warehouse Workers

    Now accepting applications for our spring shipping season

    Stark Bro’s Nurseries, a premier shipper of quality nursery stock, is looking for people with a positive attitude to work in the warehouse during our busy shipping season.

  • ASP.NET MVC Web Developer

    Over the past 200 years, Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. has a history of leveraging technology to improve its business operations and customer experiences. As we prepare for the next 200 years of growth and success, the Stark Bro’s IT team is currently seeking an additional ASP.NET MVC web developer to help support our custom developed systems.

  • Product Developer

    Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co., a leader in the development, production, and sale of quality nursery products for the home and commercial markets, is seeking a committed individual who is experienced in product development to expand our unique horticulture expertise.

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Which option is best for me?

Bare-root Trees

Trees that are shipped without soil to ensure good contact with soil in your yard. When shipped, they are about 3-4' tall with 3/8" or larger trunk diameter. When they mature, they will be one of three sizes*:

Dwarf

Matures to be about 8-10' tall and wide. Provides an abundance of full-size fruit.

Semi-Dwarf

Matures to be about 12-15' tall and wide. Gives maximum fruit yield per square foot.

Standard

Matures to be about 15-25' tall and 20' wide. A multi-purpose fruit and shade tree.

Stark Supreme Tree®

Top-grade, bare-root trees that give you a head start on growing. When shipped, they are about 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk diameter.

EZ Start® Potted Trees

Trees in bottomless pots that allow some roots to be air pruned, so that a dense mass of productive, feeder roots can grow within the pot to make transplanting easier. Mature sizes vary. When shipped, they are about 1-2' tall.

Select EZ Start® Potted Trees

Top-grade, potted trees chosen to give you a head start on growing. When shipped to you, they are about 3-4' tall.

*Tree sizes may vary by variety. See our Growing Guide for details.