About S&S Seeds

At the Forefront of the Collection of Seeds for Native California Plants Since 1975

Victor Schaff, recognizing the need for low water use plants, founded S & S Seeds in 1975. He used his experience in the collection and use of drought tolerant plant seeds to become a primary wholesale supplier to landscape contractors, government agencies and seed distributors throughout the United States and abroad.   

S&S Seeds is committed to exceptional customer service and fine quality seed.

 S&S Seeds' extensive wildland collections of native plant seed and our production fields allow us to offer more than 1000 species including native grasses, wildflowers and shrubs.  Our large inventory of collection site identified plant seeds can be utilized by planners to pick a species from a source that fits the specific needs of their project.

We sell stock seed mixes and assist in the design of custom seed mixes.   For specific projects, we will contract to special collect seed on the site.  S&S Seeds' also supplies non-seed erosion control products to promote soil stabilization.

S&S Seeds has production fields of over 450 acres to grow seed crops for inventory and to increase seed supply of particular ecotypes required for specific contract projects, as well as research and development trial fields for the evaluation of new and old species.

We utilize state of the art seed cleaning equipment to process seed.  After cleaning, to assure top quality seeds, each individual lot is tested for purity, germination and pure live seed counts at an independent certified seed laboratory. 

Specialized treatments for dormant seed types are available. If project conditions warrant their use, treatments can be applied to break both external and internal dormancy prior to shipment.  In addition, our large diverse inventory enables us to ship product the same day it is ordered.

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