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Edition 18.37 Yamagami's Garden Center September 14, 2018
Store Hours: 7 Days a Week, from 9 AM to 6 PM
Featured quote

Featured Quote:

"My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view."
~ H. Fred Ale


Come see the 'Magic'

Summer is slowly coming to an end, and autumn is letting us know that it's right within our reach. Cool evenings and warm afternoons are still at hand. It is almost as if magic is in the air and we have the perfect plants for you... First Edition Magic series Lagerstroemias!!

These wonderful shrubs and trees make a statement and are a wonderful addition to your garden. We love the dark burgundy foliage and bright flowers in shades of purples, pinks, and reds. Lagerstroemias prefer a full sun location to show off their color and form. Water deeply, and not too often for best establishment and growth.
(The Lagerstroemia Magic series is PPAF and is copyrighted by the Nurseries and Growers.)

First Edition 'Purple Magic' Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia 'Purple Magic'
The attractive dark purple flowers of 'Purple Magic' are definitely an attention getter. Its true rich purple will delight anyone that loves the color purple. New foliage starts with a touch of red and matures to a glossy green.

'Purple Magic' is a spring bloomer and with maturity will bring you lots of color for the early part of the season. It will grow to 6 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide.

First Edition 'Plum Magic' Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia 'Plum Magic'
Bright fuchsia flowers emerge from the 'Plum Magic' Crape Myrtle which has a more rounded form.

New dense foliage starts out plum purple and matures to a rich dark green. Prune to size in winter as flowers are spent. Will reach a height of 6 to 10 feet and as wide.


First Edition 'Midnight Magic' Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia 'Midnight Magic'
Captivating is the word for this Crape Myrtle! 'Midnight Magic' is eye catching and will keep you mesmerized for years to come. 'Midnight Magic' has deep purple to rich burgundy colored foliage.

The foliage is perfectly matched with dark pink flowers which will bloom all summer long. Will grow to a height of 4 to 6 feet and as wide. Prune back to keep a fuller, dense shape.

First edition 'Moonlight Magic' Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia 'Moonlight Magic'
'Moonlight Magic' is a true, one-of-a-kind breakthrough when it comes to growing Crape Myrtles. Beautiful deep maroon leaves and glowing white flowers make for a great contrast in many gardens. Its upright growth habit makes it a beautiful showpiece.

'Moonlight Magic' is a perfect alternative to flowering plum to plant as a small landscape tree. It also makes an awesome tree for containers. Will grow to a height of 8 to 12 feet and a width of 4 to 6 feet.



Sweet Osmanthus
Osmanthus aurantiacus

A nice evergreen shrub that can be grown in sun to part shade. It has attractive deep green foliage with orange flowers that have the sweet fragrance of apricots. Blooms in late summer through fall. Grow on a trellis, as an espalier, small tree, hedge or screen. Water well but not often for best growth and establishment.

Osmanthus aurantiacus is a beautiful and easy plant to grow with little to no maintenance. Can even be grown as a container plant if you have a small space such as a balcony, patio, or deck. Osmanthus can grow to a height of 10 ft. by 10 ft. You can easily trim to keep form or shape.



Plants for the House

Sensitive Plant
Mimosa pudica
This lovely little leafed friend is grown for its sensitivity to being touched. When you touch its leaves, they retract inward and droop. Grown as an annual flowering plant that can die back but re-seed and grow back again. Indirect light is best, and sensitive plants like to be evenly moist but not soggy.

Neanthe Bella Palm
Chamaedorea elegans
(Parlour Palm)
Beautiful and elegant! This attractive houseplant is the perfect choice when put in the right place of your house, apartment, condo, or office. It is a wonderful evergreen palm that will tolerate many different situations. It can handle low light to high light and likes deep drinks of water, just not often.

While being one of the most adaptable houseplants, it also gets brownie points for being one of the best air quality plants on the planet! Great for anyone! Always remember watering less often in lower light is recommended. Plants can grow up to a height of at least 3 to 4 ft. and 3 to 4 ft. wide.



'Holiday' Avocados

'Holiday' avocados are an awesome way to have your guacamole and eat it too!! This wonderful avocado that can be grown in a smaller area or in containers with good drainage and sunlight. 'Holiday' avocados can grow to 12 to 16 feet and are self fertile, so they don't need a pollinizer to produce fruit in our area.

Its name refers to its fruiting time period between Labor Day and New Years Day. Plants are hardy to 32 degrees. When frost is expected overnight, please cover avocados, as they are frost-sensitive. Excellent pear-shaped fruit holds well on the tree. Will grow to about 9 feet tall. Remember to feed your avocado with G&B Organics Citrus & Fruit Tree Fertilizer.



Citrus Tips

As we head into fall, now is a good time to fertilize your citrus plants one more time. This will give your citrus a good boost, so they can thrive better though winter. Citrus are sensitive to cold and do not do well in the frost. Please use a frost guard blanket for protection if we have a frost.

We recommend using organic fertilizers, as they are well known for feeding longer and slowly enough for a better feeding ration for the plant. Be cautious of water-soluble fertilizers and other granule fertilizers, as they can burn the roots and affect plant health and growth.



Coming Soon

Christmas Trees

Save 10% off your fresh cut Christmas tree when you pre-order by Sunday, November 11th.

Tree lot will open Saturday November 17th.


Pumpkins will be coming soon! Our pumpkin patch will be open on Saturday, September 15th.


On Saturday, September 22nd, the nursery will close at 4pm for a private event.


FALL SALE!
Thursday, September 27th though Sunday, September 30th.

40% off 1 gallon and larger outdoor plants. 30% off pottery, statuary, fountains, houseplants and gift items. Select plants and pots will be 50% off.

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Cupertino

Native Planting Mix
Ideal for CA natives and other water-wise plants.

Since 1948, Yamagami's Garden Center has been committed to the promotion of beauty and the plants, products and friendly, professional support needed to attain and maintain that beauty. In my parents' footsteps (and Taro Yamagami's before them), I promise to continue that tradition. I invite you to visit us in the nursery and on our website, yamagamis.com for help in making your yard into a beautiful garden.
Thanks for visiting,

Preston Oka

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Rose Planting Mix
Especially formulated for all varieties of roses, flowers and blooming shrubs

GBO Fruit Tree Fertilizer
Grow better tasting, more nutritious fruit, with more abundant crops.

Soil Building Compost
Great for breaking up hard clay soils to improve drainage.

Eden Vally
G&B Organics Eden Valley Blend Potting Soil with BiocharMax™. BiocharMax™ is a soft-wood biochar that provides soil, plant and environmental benefits.

Acid Planting Mix
Made especially for acid-loving, shade-dwelling plants.