Luther Burbank's Experiment Farm

Luther Burbank bought his 15-acre farm on Gold Ridge in 1885 in Sebastopol.

Location

7777 Bodega Avenue
Sebastopol CA, 95472

Contact

Local: 707-829-6711

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  • Luther Burbank bought his 15-acre farm on Gold Ridge in 1885 in Sebastopol. During his career he introduced over 800 varieties of fruits, flowers, vegetables, and grains. He developed many of California's plums and prunes, the ancestor of the Idaho Potato, the Shasta Daisy, and novelties such as Plumcots, Thornless Blackberry, and Spineless Cactus. Self-Guided Tours - Take your own tour any time: self-guided, free trail map found on the kiosk and barn. Docent-guided tours are available by reservation, call 707-829-6711 to reserve. Open dawn to dusk; free admission.
    • Farm Amenities:
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    • Free apple pressing.

      I have used, and volunteered at their apple press during the late summers. This is a free way to get all your apples pressed.

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    • Gardeners delight

      A must see to get the feel for this famous botanist and creator of so many new and unusual as well as native plants to the area.

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    • Disappointing for Sonoma County

      Self-guided tour using brochure. Numbers are missing on many plants, plants missing where signs are, some plants are neglected and not pruned properly. The plants for sale look very sad. Only stayed...

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