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Grow the Future -
Plant Native

Rust Belt Natives is an urban Pittsburgh, PA nursery specialized in growing straight species native plants, dedicated to preserving ecosystems through the creation of backyard habitats.


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Our Services

RBN is a Pittsburgh based PA state certified backyard nursery

We grow only straight species native plants using organic production methods

Our plants are grown from seed sourced as locally as possible, with a focus on deer resistant varieties, and native edibles

We serve homeowners, non-profits, environmental organizations, landscape professionals & more

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Herbaceous Plants

Currently propagating over 80 varieties of native herbaceous plants including wildflowers, grasses & sedges with a selection that evolves with the growing season

red twig dogwood plants

Trees & Shrubs

Tree & shrub varieties with high biological value, many with smaller growing habits well suited for urban lots and understory habitat building for larger suburban spaces

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From berries to teas,

we work to offer several varieties that nourish both wildlife families & human families, all grown in organic soil without the use of chemicals


Our Locations

Choose species from our availability list & schedule a pick up at our Hazelwood production area

Choose your plants in person at our events including the Murrysville Farmers Market and our Native Plant Pop Ups

Get to Know Us

We support pollinators & native habitats for future generations

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