SWCD Tree Sale

TREE SALE PICK UP INFORMATION

Date & Time: Saturday, April 14th 2018 from 8am – Noon
Location:
Seymour Midwest Rake, Building 5
2666 S Country Club Rd
Warsaw, IN

Order form letter size 2018 Tree Sale Order Form 8.5×11

 

Order form with Tree Information legal size 2018 Tree Sale Order Form 8.5×14

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It is that time of year again for our Annual Tree Sales. Orders will be taken until April 6, 2018 with pick up to be held on April 14, 2018. At this time we can take cash or checks.  Trees orders are to be paid when the order is placed. We have two order forms on our site. One is an easily printed 8.5×11 order form with shortened tree descriptions and the other form is legal size and  includes more information about the different tree species. If you have any questions, please call the office at 574-267-7445 ext 3

 

EVERGREENS

AMERICAN ARBORVITAEThis tree has a natural pyramidal shape with soft, fan shaped, lush green leaflets. It grows at a slow to medium rate (grows anywhere from less than 12″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 40′-60′ with a spread of 10′-15′ at maturity. This tree should get at lease 6 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows best in; acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well-drained, wet and clay soils. This tree can be planted in low lying areas that are prone to flooding.

 

WHITE PINE This tree produces tall, cylindrical stems with pyramidal shaped crowns, and distinctive, plate like branching.  Needles are in clusters of 5, soft, flexible, 2.5″ to 5″ long, and bluish-green in color. It grows at a fast rate (grows more than 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 50′-80′ with a spread of 20′-40′ at maturity. This tree prefers a minimum of 4 hours of direct unfiltered sunlight each day and grows best in; acidic, moist, well-drained and dry soils. While it does best in moist soil, this tree can tolerate everything from dry, rocky ridges to bogs.

 

COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE- This tree has a handsome pyramidal form with rigid tiered branches densely covered with stiff gray-blue needles. It grows at a slow to medium rate (grows anywhere from less than 12″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 50-75′ with a spread of 10-20′ at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it adapts well to many soils.

 

CANADIAN HEMLOCK- Flat sprays of lacy evergreen foliage give this tree a graceful form. It grows at a slow to medium rate (grows anywhere from less than 12″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 40-70′ with a spread of 25-35′ at maturity. This tree needs a minimum of 6-8 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and grows in; acidic, loamy, moist, sandy and well-drained soils. It is not drought-tolerant. This tree can be planted in low lying areas prone to flooding.

 

NORWAY SPRUCE- This tree has a dark green crown with a triangular shape. Needles are 4-sided, 1/2-1″ long and sharp or somewhat blunt at the tip. It grows at a medium to fast rate (grows from 13″ to more than 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 40-60′ with a spread of 25-30′ at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows in; acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. It has some drought tolerance.

 

BALD CYPRESS- This tree’s vibrant, soft, bright green needles are stunning against its shaggy, cinnamon-colored bark. In autumn the foliage turns a bright copper color and drops from the tree. It grows at a medium rate (grows 13″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 50-70′ with a spread of around 25′ at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows in; acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, silty loam, well-drained and clay soils. It is adaptable to wet or dry conditions and can be planted in low lying areas prone to flooding.

 

ORNAMENTAL DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

PURPLE LILAC- This shrub has fragrant long-lasting flower clusters in shades of lilac, light purple, or lavender, that bloom in April or May and are framed with lush green foliage. It grows at a medium rate (grows 13″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 8-15′ with a spread of 6-12′ at maturity. This tree prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in; acidic, alkaline, moist, sandy and well-drained soils.

 

BUTTERFLY BUSH- This shrub has spikes of purple-blue flowers that bloom from midsummer through fall, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds with sweetly scented blossoms. It grows at a fast rate (grows more than 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 2-3′, with an equal spread at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows in a wide range of soils, but the site must be well-drained. It is somewhat drought-tolerant.

 

SERVICEBERRY- This shrub has clusters of fragrant, white, feathery flowers that bloom in spring, followed by large, bluish-purple berries which are juicy, edible and attract birds. Small blue-green leaves turn brilliant yellow and red in fall. It grows at a slow rate (grows less than 12″/yr) and reaches a height of 4-8′ with an equal spread. This tree prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in moist, well-drained soil.

 

GROUND COVER

PACHYSANDRA- Plants form an attractive low patch of shiny dark-green leaves, bearing clusters of white flowers in spring. It is a creeping perennial, forming a mat up to 4″ tall that spreads to form large colonies. It is a shade lover that is not fussy about soils and tolerates a wide range of conditions, as well as being deer and rabbit resistant.

 

CREEPING PHLOX- Profuse mid spring flowers bloom in April-May in your choice of White, Blue or Pink. This hardy, spreading, mat-forming, sun-loving perennial grows to roughly 4″ tall and 24″ wide and is also deer resistant.

 

PERENNIAL FLOWERS

 

PEACH DAYLILIES – Hardy and fast growing. These

Lovely daylilies bloom in July and August come up every year and spread.

STELLA DE ORA 16” DAYLILIESClumps 15” Hardy ruffled yellow blooms. Come up every year.

DECIDUOUS TREES

SYCAMORE – The signature ornamental feature of this huge tree is its brown bark which exfoliates in irregular pieces to reveal creamy white inner bark. In fall, its large leaves turn an undistinguished yellow-brown. It grows at a fast rate (grows more than 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 40-100′ with a spread of 40-70′ at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows in; acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. It is moderately drought-tolerant once well-established. This tree can be planted in low lying areas prone to flooding.

 

TULIP POPLAR – This native hardwood produces tulip-shaped, orange-yellow-green flowers from April to June, with autumn foliage turning a golden yellow. This tree grows at a fast rate (grows more than 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 70-90′ with a spread of around 40′ at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in; acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. It prefers normal moisture but can tolerate drought in humid regions.

 

SWAMP WHITE OAK – This native hardwood has lustrous, lobed leaves with a two-tone appearance, dark green on top with a silvery-white underside. Fall color is an orange-gold to yellow. It grows at a slow to medium rate (grows anywhere from 12″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 50-60′ with an equal spread at maturity. This tree prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in; acidic, moist, well-drained soil. It has some drought tolerance. This tree can be planted in low lying areas prone to flooding.

 

RIVER BIRCH – This medium sized tree has leathery, diamond-shaped, medium to dark green leaves, and salmon-pink to reddish brown bark that exfoliates to reveal lighter inner bark. It grows at a medium to fast rate (grows from 13″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 40-70′ with a spread of 40-60′ at maturity. This tree prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in; acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. It will tolerate moderate flooding as well as some drought. This tree can be planted in low lying areas prone to flooding.

 

SUGAR MAPLE- This native hardwood has a dense rounded crown with medium green leaves and vibrant fall colors of yellow, burnt orange and red. It grows at a slow to medium rate (grows anywhere from 12″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 60-75′ with a spread of 40-50′ at maturity. This tree prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in deep, well-drained, acidic to slightly alkaline soil. It prefers moist soil conditions but has moderate drought tolerance.

 

BLACK WALNUT- This native hardwood is prized for its beautiful dark wood and rich, flavorful nuts. It has an oval to rounded crown with aromatic leaves that turn an undistinguished yellow-brown in early fall. It grows at a medium rate (grows 13″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 50-75′ with a spread of 50-75′ at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in; acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils.

 

ORNAMENTAL DECIDUOUS TREES

RED BUD- This tree has rose-purple flowers that bloom profusely on bare branches in early spring before the foliage emerges. Irregular branching patterns and a trunk that often divides close to the ground create a spreading, often flat-topped or slightly rounded crown. It grows at a medium rate (grows 13″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 20-30′ with a spread of 25-35′ at maturity. This tree prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in; acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils.

 

WHITE DOGWOOD- This tree blooms in early spring and has large, 4-petaled, white flowers. It has a low-branching, broadly-pyramidal but somewhat flat-topped shape with oval, dark green leaves that turn shades of red in fall. It grows at a medium rate (grows 13″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of roughly 25′ with an equal spread at maturity. This tree prefers a minimum of four hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in; acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. It prefers moist conditions.

 

SARGENT CRABAPPLE- In spring this tree has fragrant, profuse white flowers that bloom amid green foliage. Bright red fruit follows and persists into the winter attracting birds. It grows at a slow rate (grows less than 12″/yr) and reaches a height of 6-10′ with a spread of 6-12′ at maturity. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows in all textures of soil, alkaline to acidic. It prefers moist, well-drained soil but will tolerate drier conditions.

 

FRUIT TREES

HONEYCRISP APPLE- This tree bears large, red blushed fruit that is over 3″ in diameter, with a crisp, crunchy texture and a juicy, sweet flavor. It grows at a medium rate (grows 13″ to 24″/yr) and reaches a height of 14-18′ with a spread of 12-15′. This tree should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day and it grows well in fertile, well drained soil. This tree is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby if fruit is desired.

 

Fertilizer Tablets—Drop two slow release fertilizer tablets in each hole when planting trees and shrubs. Will not burn roots.

TREE PLANTING BAR/SPADE—$45.00 EACH

Marking Flags—$10.00 per hundred (florescent orange)

Please return this order form with check to:

Kosciusko County SWCD 217 E Bell Dr.,

Warsaw, IN 46582   Ph:574 -267-7445 Extension 3

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:

 

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY SOIL & WATER

CONSERVATION DISTRICT (SWCD)

www.kosciuskoswcd.org

1. We DO NOT furnish replacements.

2. Trees are available to anyone and may be planted without restrictions.

3. Confirmation post cards will go out April 1, 2018

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