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***SEEDLINGS AVAILABLE THIS YEAR*** All are native to Pennsylvania AMERICAN ELDERBERRY

Large, spreading, multi-stemmed shrub with large, flat-topped white flowers in June - July followed by purple-black berries. Can be used for jellies, pies and wine. Excellent for attracting birds, and will grow in wet areas. Grows in any type of soil and is very hardy. Seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package

AMERICAN REDBUD

A small flat topped tree, producing pink/purple blooms on bare stems in early spring. Foliage is large and heart shaped, changing to yellow in fall. 1Yr. seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package.

HACKBERRY

An excellent wildlife planting bearing dark berries and growing to about 40 ft. Tolerates adverse conditions. Seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package.

WITCH HAZEL

Very attractive small tree with bright yellow, ribbon like flowers in fall and early winter. Grows to 30 feet. Excellent backyard landscape tree. 2 Yr. seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package.

RIVER BIRCH

Native birch to the river bottoms, but does well in many soils. Reddish brown exfoliating bark. Resistant to bronze birch borer. Seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package.

RED OSIER DOGWOOD

Large shrub dogwood with bright red stems showing off well in winter snow. Berries are white to gray at maturity, preferred as a wildlife food by bluebirds and game birds. 2Yr. Seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package.

RED OAK

Native tree growing 60 to 70 feet with equal spread. Leaves hang on long into fall and early winter. A good yard tree because of its fast growth and tolerance for harsh conditions like road salt and ozone. Also a valuable timber tree. 2Yr. Seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package.

WHITE FLOWERING DOGWOOD

Native to northeastern U.S. Grows to 40 feet. Dense foliage turns scarlet in fall with dense red berry clusters. Cluster of white flowers bloom in late May. Should be planted in well-drained soil. 2-Yr. Seedlings 12-18 inches. 6 per package, $8.00 per package

PAW PAW (potted)

Paw Paw trees are native to the eastern and southern US. Trees grow to 25 feet and produce an edible fruit 2 inches wide and 10 inches long, looking and tasting much like a banana. Can grow both in full sun and shade. 2 or more trees needed for cross pollination. These are grown in pots, 1 to 2 feet 1 tree (potted) for $8.00.

RED CEDAR

Dense pyramidal evergreen growing 40 to 50 feet. Grows well in all conditions. Fast dense growth makes it good for a hedge or screen. 2Yr. Seedlings 10-18 inches. 8 per package, $8.00 per package.

EASTERN WHITE PINE

Fast growing to 100 feet. A fine needled pine with soft light green/blue 4 inch needles. Grows in a wide range of conditions from dry and rocky to wet and swampy. Excellent ornamental and forms a dense screen. 3Yr. Seedlings 10-18 inches. 8 per package, $8.00 per package.

HEMLOCK (potted)

Often acclaimed as the most beautiful of evergreens. Grows to 70 feet with a spread of 35 feet in the open. Can be pruned to maintain a hedge. Short, soft yellow/green needles in spring changing to glossy green needles. Grows best in moist, organic well drained sites, will not tolerate wind or drought. Will tolerate shade. These are grown in pots, 1 to 2 feet. 1 tree (potted) for $8.00. 1 2


***FRUIT TREES (ALL SEMI-DWARF) *** APPLE – CRIMSON TOPAZ

Crimson Topaz is a promising new disease resistant dessert apple. The fruit is medium in size, crisp and juicy with good flavor. It has a 50% orange-red striping color over a yellow background. The growth habit is spur-like, vigorous and upright. Crimson Topaz is a good cropper and the fruit does not drop. Resistant to apple scab and moderately resistant to mildew. Matures mid-Sept. Excellent wildlife tree.1/2 to 5/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00

APPLE – MACOUN

Dessert-type apple exhibiting similar characteristics to McIntosh. Macoun is recognized in the Northeast for its high quality. Flesh is white, firm and juicy. A high demand item for the roadside market and pick-your-own trade. Tree is upright in habit requiring aggressive thinning to maintain annual cropping. Matures mid-Sept. 1/2 to 5/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00

APPLE – JONAMAC

Attractive, high quality McIntosh-type dessert apple that is medium in size, with 90% dark red color. Fruit is firm and crisp, ripening just ahead of McIntosh. Tree is medium sized, very productive, and an annual bearer. Matures mid-Aug. 1/2 to 5/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00

APPLE – QUERINA

Developed at INRA Angers, France, Querina is scab resistant and moderately resistant to mildew. Parentage includes Golden Delicious and Jonathan, among others. The fruit is firm and juicy with a sweet-tart flavor and it develops solid red color. Querina harvests mid October and will keep for up to 2-3 months in regular storage. Tree is vigorous and somewhat upright. Excellent wildlife tree. 1/2 to 5/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00

CHERRY – BENTON

A late ripening, dark red sweet cherry. The fruit is very firm, large, and has excellent quality. Regina has shown good resistance to fruit cracking. It is considered self fertile. 5/8 to 3/4 inches in diameter, 4-5 feet tall. 1/$12.00

PEACH – MADISON

This variety is one of the most winter hardy varieties available. The fruit is medium to large, uniform in size and of exceptional quality. Madison is recommended for northern climates where peaches are sensitive to low winter temperatures. Ripens 26th of August. ½ to 5/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00

PEAR – BARTLETT

The standard fresh market pear, large, high quality, firm fruit. Tree is vigorous and spreading. Ripens in late August. 1/2 to 5/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00

PLUM – FORTUNE

A Japanese-type plum maturing in late August/early September. Fruit is medium to large, reddish-purple and very firm with yellow flesh. The trees are upright and vigorous. 1/2 to 5/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00

APRICOT – HAROGEM

Medium sized fruit, bright red glossy blush over orange background. Flesh is orange, firm and freestone with good flavor. Tree is upright, productive and very cold hardy. Resistant to brown rot, perennial canker and somewhat resistant to bacterial spot. Ripens in late July. 3/8 inches in diameter, 4-6 feet tall. 1/$12.00 ***BLUEBIRD NESTING BOX***

EASTERN BLUEBIRD NESTING BOX Constructed from kiln dried inland red cedar. Features: 7/8 inch predator guard, overhanging roof with ventilation, back cover to stop rain seepage, bottom slots for drainage, easy open front for monitoring and cleaning, exit. Place in open area with scattered trees. Size: 7.25” X 9.25” X 12”; hole size: 1.5”; 1/$18.00 EXTRA TREES MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE ON DAY OF PICK-UP, DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY SPECIAL ORDERS OF OTHER VARIETIES ARE POSSIBLE IN LARGER QUANTITIES 2 2


Fayette County Conservation District ANNUAL TREE SEEDLING SALE ORDER FORM – 2011 Variety

Size

# per package

Price/package*

American Elderberry American Redbud Hackberry Witch Hazel River Birch Red Osier Dogwood Red Oak Flowering Dogwood Paw Paw (potted) Red Cedar Eastern White Pine Hemlock (potted)

12”-18” 12”-18” 12”-18” 12”-18” 12”-18” 12”-18” 12”-18” 12”-18” 1 -2 ft 10”-15” 10”-18” 1-2 ft

6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 1 8 8 1

$8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00 $8.00

Apple – Crimson Topaz Apple – Macoun Apple – Jonamac Apple – Querina Cherry – Benton Peach – Madison Pear – Bartlett Plum- Fortune Apricot - Harogem

4’-6’ 4’-6’ 4’-6’ 4’-6’ 4’-5’ 4’-6’ 4’-6’ 4’-6’ 4’-6’

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

$12.00 $12.00 $12.00 $12.00 $12.00 $12.00 $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

E. Bluebird Nest Box * All prices include tax

7.25” X 9.25” X 12”

# of packages

Total cost

$18.00

All seedlings are native to Pennsylvania Total Amount Enclosed $_________________

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Please make checks payable to Fayette County Conservation District Mail order form and payment to: Fayette County Conservation District 10 Nickman Plaza Lemont Furnace, PA 15456

Orders and payments must be in by March 16, 2011 Pick-up is Saturday April 2, 2011 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds from 9 AM to 2 PM Extra trees may be available for sale on day of pick-up, depending on availability Confirmation Slips will be mailed prior to pick-up Special orders of other varieties are possible in larger quantities For additional information please call the District at (724) 438-4497 ALL orders must be pre-paid and there will be no refunds on items not picked-up

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Fayette County Conservation District 2011 Tree Sale