Royal Crest Nursery
Tuesday, March 5 11:00 am
Polk City, FL


Leading Supplier of Cold Hardy Palms, Native Palms, Bamboo, Shrubs & Trees

224± Acres of Real Estate and 19,655± Plants
Selling Separately or as Entirety

Lot 1: 224± Acre Plant & Tree Nursery with
House / Office, Screen/Shade Houses, Buildings & Barns

110 Acres Irrigated Land
Land Suitable for Pasture, Agricultural Crop land, Blueberries, Peaches, Plants, Trees, Sod Farm, Cattle & More
5 Wells
Laser Leveled for Drainage
3 Ponds
Fenced Perimeter
1,950’ Highway Frontage
17 Sections
Timed Irrigation Stations and Stone Culverts
2,720 Sq. Ft. 2-Story Office, Built in 2007 with Complete Views of Property
2,400 Sq. Ft. Metal Shop Built in 2006 with 16’ Ceiling, 3-12’ Roll Up Doors, Restroom, Office and Full Electrical
3,400 Sq. Ft. Pole Barn
2- 18,000 Sq. Ft. Screen/Shade Houses
All Personal Property including Office Equipment, Computer, Printers, Tables, Chairs Shop Equipment, Spare Parts & More

Lot #2:
17,000± Plants & Trees Selling as One Lot

37± Varieties of Cold Hardy Palms, Native Palms, Bamboo, Shrubs & Trees
plus 7,850 Empty Pails & 2,000 Used Cool Rings
Plants, Shrubs & Trees Potted & In-Ground
Current Nursery Registration #47235268
To be Moved

Click for a Complete Inventory

(Adjusted Total: 12/1/2012 Inventory of 19,655 has been adjusted to 17,000±.)

Lot #3:
Lots 1 & 2 together

The Property Will Sell Whichever Way Brings the Highest Dollar.

Tuesday, February 19 • 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, March 4 • 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday, March 5 • 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Other times by Appointment.

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Broker Participation is welcome but not required. A 1% commission will be paid to the licensed broker who, 1 hour prior to the start of the auction, registers the bidder who pays for and settles for the real estate. A broker buying on his/her behalf, or on behalf of any business entity in which he/she holds an interest, is not entitled to a commission.

Payment Information

REAL ESTATE: 10% Buyer Premium; 13% Internet Buyer Premium. Persons must show $50,000 Certified Deposit at time of registration to obtain a bidding number. $50,000 Minimum Certified Deposit due on day of Sale, with a deposit equal to 20% due within 2 business days, and balance due at closing within 30 days. Peterson & Meyers is overseeing the closing. The Deposit money shall become Earnest Money and is non-refundable.

PLANTS: 10% Buyer Premium; 13% Internet Buyer Premium. All funds due and payable on day of sale via cash or wire transfer (posting within 24 hours), funds payable to Peterson & Meyers Trust Account. No plants can be removed from the site without full payment. Sales tax may apply; Buyers with exemption status must document this AT OR BEFORE REGISTRATION.

Full Terms

REAL ESTATE & PLANTS: Auction with reserve, selling subject to owner confirmation. All items are selling AS-IS WHERE-IS WITH NO WARRANTIES, GUARANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. Subject to Prior Sale. See Bidder Kit for complete terms.

All information received from reliable sources believed to be correct but not guaranteed by the Auction Company. Any announcement made at the auction takes precedence over any material published about this event. In the event of a dispute, Auctioneer has final decision. Valid Government Issued Photo ID required to obtain bidding number.

PLANTS: Current Nursery Registration # 47235268. The buyer is responsible for all necessary inspections and/or permits to transport the plants, see The buyer will supply a removal schedule to the seller within 7 days of sale. The buyer will have 45 days to remove potted plants and 90 days to remove in-ground plants. The seller will provide irrigation and on-site supervision for 7 days post auction, after such time, the buyer will assume all irrigation costs and on-site supervision personnel responsibilities or costs. No refunds or credits will be given on this lot, buyer are strongly urged to adequately inspect the inventory before bidding. Irrigation costs are $1,750/month payable to the land owner.

Maas Companies Inc, AB2862
Ronald R. Kirby, Jr., AU3991
Robert Dean Haley, BK3009937
Edward E. Messer, BK59562