6 plant shops in San Jose, CA

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Petunia is a regular at Plant Theory Co. | Photo via @planttheoryco

Botany plants lately? Luckily, in the last couple of years, several unique + trendy plant shops have blossomed in and around San Jose. Here’s our list of six local plant shops to get lost in.


Plants + collectible toys = fun. | Photo via @plantheoryco

🪴 Plant Theory Co. | 161 Jackson St., #3

Plant Theory Co. sources their selection of indoor tropical plants, cacti, air plants, and more from local greenhouses + growers. Fun fact: This plant shop shares the space with a collectable toy shop, Zonkey Toys — talk about a dynamic duo. Open Tues.-Sun., hours vary.


Leafy’s San Jose location recently moved to the Valley Fair Mall. | Photo via @theleafyplant

🪴 Leafy | 2960 Stevens Creek Blvd. (moving to Westfield Valley Fair soon)

This local chain specializes in ready-to-thrive houseplants + stylish pots. Leafy also offers interior landscape consultations and plant care packages — perfect for beginners who need a hand. Open daily, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.


Momstera brings the green + the magic. | Photo via @momsterasj

🪴 Momstera Lounge | 428 E. Campbell Ave, Campbell

This budding business is known for its community events that combine plants with minerals + music. Check out Momstera Lounge’s upcoming Soil Jams sip-and-shop event on Wed., April 20 and their Crystals 101 workshop on Tues., April 26. Open Wed.-Sun., hours vary.


Plant Slut has the goods for the gardener in your life. | Photo via @plantslutshop

🪴 Plant Slut | 60 N San Pedro St.

Not your mom’s plant shop… Plant Slut’s name is as colorful as its wide array of plant-lover products. They sell retro decor, quirky greeting cards, cute garden accessories, and more. Open Wed.-Sun., hours vary.


Point your peepers at this pepermonia red stem at Plantlush. | Photo via @plantlushsj

🪴 Plantlush | 124A E. Santa Clara St.

Plantlush, Downtown’s first plant store, boasts a curated selection of tropical, native, and drought resistant plants. The store also showcases local artists + hosts botany-related workshops. Open Tues.-Sun, hours vary.

🪴 The Plant Sitter | 1989 Quimby Rd.

Last bud not leaf, The Plant Sitter offers a range of indoor + rare plants and occasionally sells wares from local artists, like cute plushies. As the name implies, this shop does offer plant sitting services, as well as plant health consultations. Open Thurs.-Sun., 12-5 p.m.

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