Seedling Descriptions

Colorado Blue Spruce  Picea pungens glauca:  3 yr. 8”-12” This conifer has a blue-green color, and pyramidal form with densely growing horizontal branches.Grows to a mature height of 40 to 60 feet, and is deer-resistant.                                 10 per packet

 

Eastern White Pine  Native species  Pinus  strobus 3 yr. 10”-14” Large tree that grows to 75 to 90 feet at maturity. Soft, long, bluish-green needles.  Grows rapidly in a variety of soils and prefers sun.                                                                                 10 per packet

 

Norway Spruce  Picea abies 3 yr. 10”-18” Large, pyramidal tree with long cylindrical cones.  Noted for its rapid growth, this tree reaches 50 to 80 feet at maturity. It is the official Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center each year.                        10 per packet

 

Fraser Fir  Abies fraseri  4 yr. 10”-14” Mild fragranced, conical shape, strong limbed. Its ability to retain its soft needles has made the Fraser fir one of the most popular Christmas trees. Grows to 6 feet in  6-7 years.                              10 per packet

 

American Hazelnut  Native species Corylus americana  2yr. 24”-30” A multi-stemmed small tree, growing to a height of 10-15 feet. Prefers full  sun, but will grow in partial shade. It bears small, sweet tasting nuts that attract wildlife.                      5 per packet

 

Common Lilac Syringa vulgaris  1yr 12”-18” Prized for its delightful fragrance, this multi-stemmed shrub grows to about 12 feet tall at maturity with a spread of 9 feet. This shrub is very hardy and grows best in full sun. Ideal for flowering hedge or screen. The flowers attract birds and butterflies.                                                      5 per packet

 

 

Silky Dogwood Native species Cornus amomum  2 yr. 24”- 36” Medium-sized shrub that grows to 6-12’ in height with a 6-10’ spread. This fast growing shrub has dense foliage that turns red in fall. Attractive blue berries ripen in late summer and attract both small birds and waterfowl. Does well in full sun or partial shade and prefers moist soil.                                      5 per packet

 

Pawpaw Native species Asimina triloba  2 yr. 6-12” Known for producing large edible fruit, that some say tastes like bananas, the pawpaw will reach a mature size of 15-30 feet. The pawpaw leaves can be up to 12” long and turn bright yellow in the fall. Grows in full sun to partial shade .                                   5 per packet

 

American Persimmon   Native species  Diospyros virginiana  2 yr. 10-15” This slow-growing, symmetrical tree will reach a height of 25- 40 feet at maturity with a 20-35 foot spread. It produces edible orange fruits that have a sweet taste, and are enjoyed by people as well as many species of wildlife.                                  5 per packet

 

Serviceberry (Allegheny)  Native species  Amelanchier laevis 1 yr. 6-12”  Small native tree for all seasons with beautiful clusters of white flowers in the spring followed by delicious edible berries in the summer. 15-30 feet mature height with 10-15 foot spread.    5  per packet

 

White Oak   Native species  Quercus alba 2 yr. 12”-15” Excellent for wildlife food, shade and firewood. Dense foliage is bluish-green to reddish-brown in fall. High resistance to ice breakage and oak wilt. Can grow to 80-100 feet tall.                                        5 per packet

 

Winterberry   Native species  IIex verticillata 1 yr. 6”-12” Female plants produce bright red berries, a bird favorite, which can last all winter long. Likes acidic soils, and will tolerate wet, swampy conditions. Deer resistant.  Mature height and spread of 6 to 12 feet.         5 per packet

 

Blueberry  2 yr. 1 liter pot, 12”-18” One each of the following types: Blue Crop –  Bears sweet, large fruit mid- July. Wonderful  ornamental value. Blue Gold – Late June harvest. Plants bear superior quality berries with excellent  flavor.  Versatile shrub with excellent ornamental value.

 

Jewel Black Raspberry  These 2”-4” plug plants will grow into vigorous, upright plants that produce excellent yields of superb quality berries, and bear fruit one year after planting. The glossy black fruit is a large size, firm and has a rich raspberry flavor. Ripens in early to mid summer. Winter hardy and disease resistant.                                               2 per packet

 

Gala Apple , Buckeye Gala 4’-5’bare root.  Semi-dwarf that grows 10-15’ tall and bears fruit in 2-5 years. Trees produce sweet, delicious apples that are bright red with distinctively dark red stripes. Apples are great for fresh-eating, cooking and baking, and ripen in mid-late August.   Gala is considered to be a hardy variety.

 

Asian Pear 5-6’ bare root These trees grow to 15-20’ and produce fruit often called apple pears, which are sweet like a pear and crisp like an apple. One each of these varieties: Shinsui-sweet, delicious fruit ripens in mid-August. Olympic-pears are large, crisp and super sweet and ripen in October. Asian pear trees require cross pollination.

 

Sedum  – Dragon’s Blood  Sedum spurium  2 yr. Red-margined, green leaves become brilliantly red with cool autumn temperatures. A superb ground cover, border or rock garden subject.                 50 terminals per flat

 

Pachysandra Terminals  2 yr. Evergreen ground cover. Perfect for dense shade. Grows  6”-12”, spreading indefinitely. Plantings should be spaced 6”- 10” apart. Hardy.                                         100 terminals per flat