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A complete history of Stark Bro Nurseries & Orchards Co., founded in 1816 and now the world s largest online direct-to-consumer nursery. From James Stark — who first brought apple tree scions from his Kentucky farm to Missouri, to the Stark brothers famed association with horticulture wizard Luther Burbank, to present-day — the Stark story is one of resilience. Having survived corporate espionage, a warehouse fire, economic panics, a heartbreaking sale and a subsequent bankruptcy, the company …

Excerpt from Stark Year Book, 1943: Stark Special Strain Trees, Shrubs, Roses for Your Home Orchard and Garden For over 125 Years - for 5 generations - the life-work of the Starks has been to seek out and give to the world better fruits, finer trees, improved growing methods. Ever since 1816 it has been our privilege to pioneer the betterment of American Nursery methods and fruit tree growing. It has seemed to us that our position as the Oldest Nursery in America - Largest in the World - gives us …
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