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Job Opportunities

  • 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 preimier shipper of quality nursery stock, is looking for people with a positive attitude to work in the warehouse during our busy shipping season.

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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*:


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


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


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.