Plugs & Liners
Raker-Roberta’s produces an extensive selection of annuals and perennials including new and top varieties, featuring the world’s best genetics from Syngenta, Sakata, Selecta, Plant Haven, Dummen Orange and more. Both seed grown plug and cutting-grown liner (vegetative) varieties available.
Annuals, Perennials, Vegetables & Herbs
Offering 3000+ seed and vegetative varieties, Raker Roberta’s is the largest provider of plug and liners for Harris Seeds and our customers. With a low minimum order requirement and plants grown specifically to order, Raker is a great option for small growers and large growers alike. [Offering new and popular annuals such as Dragon Wing Begonia, Calibrachoa MiniFamous, Geranium Calliope, Lantana, New Guinea Impatiens, Headliner Petunias, Verbena Lanai and bundled combos].
Raker rounds out their spring program with an extensive offering of perennials, cut flowers, grasses and vegetables. Harris Seeds partners with Raker each season to offer an exclusive 51-Strip vegetable program that can be ordered on the Harris website.
Mums & Asters
Extend the sales season with fall colors from Chrysanthemums and fall companion plants. Go
beyond single color with Raker exclusive multi-liner combos. Offered in three tray sizes to provide options for large and small growers alike; non-combo trays can be ordered either pinched or unpinched. Order before Feb 15th for an 11% Early Order Discount!
Specialty cut flowers
After two years of trialing, Raker Roberta’s has launched a new Specialty Cut Flower program featuring over 100 cut flower young plants. Plants are available to ship even weeks 14-30 with an early order discount of 11% for orders placed before Dec. 15th. *Cut Flowers must be placed as a separate order.
Raker Roberta’s offers a Selection of custom grown Dummen and Selecta poinsettia genetics offered in a 25-strip tray. Available Ship Weeks 28 through 37. Order before May 1st for an 11% Early Order Discount.
Know the basics
- Raker has a 4x tray minimum to avoid a $30 Below Minimum Fee
- Once an order has been sown, the order cannot be cancelled.
- Raker’ boxing is custom and factored by-the-tray for more affordable shipping rates on smaller and spot orders.
- Raker offers the largest EOD (for orders placed before Nov. 1) at 10% + Harris 1% = 11%
Annual, Perennial, Vegetable and Herb plugs: Most are available
to ship year-round.
*Check price list for specific product shipping weeks.
Early Order Discounts
Early Order Discount: 11% Nov. 1
Raker Cut Flower EDO: 11% Dec. 15
Raker Mums EOD: 11% Feb. 15
Raker Poinsettia EOD: 11% May 1
*Volume is based on previous season
Volume 1 = 0% (1-15 Trays)
Volume 2 = 5% (16-99 Trays)
Volume 3 = 9% (100-249 Trays)
Volume 4 =15% (250-499 Trays)
Volume 5 = 22% (500-1999 Trays)
Volume 6 = 27% (2000-4999 Trays)
Volume 7 = 33% (5000+ Trays)
FOB Litchfield, MI: Plants will be delivered to your door via Federal Express or UPS 2-day service. Orders are shipped Monday through Thursday to ensure that plants reach you before the weekend.
Truck delivery – Min 50 trays; available for most of the U.S. east
of Denver and north of Houston. Must be able to accommodate deliveries by a 48-foot tractor-trailer truck.
Air freight – Min. 50 trays, FOB Detroit, at customer’s risk.
Must be picked up at airport by customer.
Customer pick up: Is scheduled by the vendor, Monday through Friday.
Rates Per Plug Tray | Rates Per Strip Tray
IL, IN, MI, OH, PA, WI
$9.78 | $6.04
CT, DE, IA, KY, MA, MD, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV
$12.71 | $7.99
AL, AR, GA, KS, LA, ME, MS, ND, NE, NH, OK, SD
$16.22 | $10.18
FL, CO, MT, NM, WY, TX
$19.15 | $11.68
AZ, CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA
$21.91 | $13.46
$25.93 | $15.81
Tray sizes 162, 285 and 505 - 100 tags/tray
Tray sizes 36-Strip and 51-Strip - 50 tags/tray
Tray size 18-Strip - 18 tags/tray
Items that breeder requires a tag | 1 tag per plant
- 18/18 Strip; 2.0” hex, 2.25” deep.
- 36/36 Strip; 1.375” hex, 1.75” deep.
- 51/51 Strip; 1.1875” hex, 1.5” deep.
- 162/160 Tray; 1.1250” hex, 1.75” deep.
- 288/285 Tray; 0.75” sq. x 1.0” deep.
- 512/505 Tray; 0.5625”
square x 0.875” deep - size code.
* 512 trays become a custom sow after week 17.
Know the unique requirements
For Availability (at-once) orders, review live inventory prior to submitting your order.
Raker only posts excess inventory online for the next few closest ship weeks.
At-once orders can ship same week if the balance has been settled by Tuesday at 5PM.
There is a four-tray minimum to avoid a $30 Below Minimum Fee.
Raker Roberta’s does customer boxing. There is no boxing requirement for Raker.
Standard orders: Suggested average lead time is 12 weeks. Please follow the Raker lead
time guide or review the lead time column on the Raker/Harris Price List to make sure there is enough grow time for your preferred ship week. An order needs to have the balance settled before trays are reserved and sown with the vendor. *Please consider payment and processing time + lead time when selecting your ship week.
At-Once orders: Paid by Tuesday at 5PM of the ship week.
*Due to their quick nature and limited inventory, at-once orders must be paid within 48-hours to avoid cancellation.
Need your order sooner?
Additional resources just for you
Cut Flower Offering >
Production Lead Time Guide >
DummenOrange Poinsettia Listing >
DummenOrange Poinsettia Catalog >
DummenOrange Cut Flower Poinsettia Guide >
DummenOrange Micro Poinsettia Guide >
DummenOrange Poinsettia Tree Guide >
Selecta Poinsettia Catalog (includes culture) >
Selecta Poinsettia Product Website >
Selecta Poinsettia Culture Webinars >
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