This post is my review of Logee’s (catalog arrives as Logee’s Plants for Home and Garden, and the online store is located at I have ordered regularly from Logee’s, and I’ve purchased a ton of plants – including trees, vines, bushes and more. Hands down, I am very pleased with the quality of product that Logee’s delivers. This post outlines why.

How Extensive is Logee’s Fruit Tree & Plant Selection?

Logee’s has a great mixture of beginner and medium-difficulty subtropical fruiting plants that are dwarf-sized for indoor growing. Citrus, absolutely; you can find lemons, limes, oranges and more. They’ve also got some of the basic dwarf bananas, avocados (more than one!), dragonfruit, super-weird stuff like the Barbados cherry and peanut-butter fruit, and even insanely rare plants like cinnamon trees, cocoa trees, and macadamia nut trees.

Hard to beat that selection!

On the other hand, if you are looking for a very specific variety, or a broad selection of cultivars for each plant, you might not find it here. There are several southern-state nurseries I can think of off the top of my head that have many more banana trees to choose from than you will find at Logee’s. Same with pineapple plants (which I honestly haven’t seen carried at Logee’s at all, which makes sense for shipping purposes since the habit is so unwieldy). If you’re into collecting every type of vanilla vine, you can pick up one or two at Logee’s, but probably not all.

Bottom line? If you make complete or extensive collections of any one plant, Logee’s will not have an exhaustive inventory. However, for the hobby gardener who wants a broad selection of many things, you can’t do better than Logee’s.

How Does Logee’s Score in Plant Quality, Honesty & Reliability?

Logee’s is awesome. End of story. 

Longer story… I have tried a huge selection of the Logee’s plant catalog. Even in my zone-4 climate, I’ve had success growing Logee’s tropical fruit plants on my windowsill – bananas, citrus, avocados, spices like curry and black pepper, and more. It’s really a pretty good range of “test” trees to work with!

I’ve only had a very small number of Logee’s plants fail to thrive when container-grown, and I am 100% sure that most or all of those were due to user error (as in, stupid me didn’t realize how to successfully keep potted trees happy as houseplants).

For example, I lost an avocado tree that was very expensive… but it was completely my fault because I was a newbie gardener that didn’t realize growing avocado trees indoors required very specific temperature and humidity. I’m happy to report that my replacement tree is doing much better, now that I figured out how to grow avocados in containers without killing them!

Same thing with some of the more delicate citrus trees. The sweeter oranges tend to be a little harder to grow in containers than your basic, bulletproof Meyer lemon is, and a few of my Logee’s blood oranges failed to thrive when grown on a windowsill… but I know it was my fault, not the nursery, because I had the same exact problem with my potted tangerine tree that I purchased from another nursery.

Overall, Logee’s provides awesome quality products and I have no concerns.

How is Logee’s Customer Service?

I can’t recall ever having a plant from Logee’s die in transit or shortly after arrival, so I gotta be honest, I can’t really comment on their customer service as it relates to refunds or returns. (But the fact that everything is packed well enough to survive is a pretty strong factor indicating good staff!)

However, I have certainly asked questions via email about purchased plants or shipments, and they have responded promptly. 

Worth noting: The owners of Logee’s have written a pretty cool book (“Growing Tasty Tropical Plants“) that I highly recommend grabbing if you are interested in adding to your collection. (And yes, I do get a referral fee as an Amazon Associate if you click that link and buy… so if you hate this blog, don’t click 🙂

How Does Logee’s Pricing Compare with Other Nurseries?

If you’re buying a relatively common item – a lemon tree, for instance – Logee’s is 100% the way to go. You can often get smaller plants and seedlings for under $20 (or at least you could pre-inflation). 

For something more rare (I have my eye on the weird ones… avocados! cocoa trees! cinnamon!), you can expect to pay a higher price. The ranges of course change depending on availability and the size of the tree you are purchasing, but I would expect to see a range of $50-$90 for the super-rare and specialty fruiting plants.

On average, most trees fall somewhere in the middle of these two extremes. In comparison to other specialty nurseries I’ve see, Logee’s is pretty darn good on their prices for all plants… including the rare and unusual fruit trees and plants, too.

Other Notes on Purchasing from Logee’s:

There aren’t a lot of buyer-beware notes to be aware of when it comes to Logee’s, but do make sure you have enough space for the mature tree. Just because you bought a potted tropical fruit tree that ships in a 4″ pot doesn’t mean it will stay happy in that pot! When you grow cinnamon or a cocoa trees, you can expect a TOTALLY different growth habit than a potted banana or a container avocado tree, so do your homework! Not all tropical fruit trees are suiting to growing in containers.

If you run into concerns about how to grow tropical fruit trees as houseplants, you can refer to the book noted above, or you can access the handy growing guides that are listed on each product page of the Logee’s website. All the basic info you need to grow these delicate trees in containers is right there for you to review before you buy the tree, vine, or bush.

Happy windowsill-growing!

This post was originally published in 2023. The post may have been since updated. Photos referencing plants ordered within XX years reference date from the ORIGINAL publish of this article in 2023.

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