Transplants and Larger Stock

To place an order, please use the Order Form and order by March 24, 2017

As a reminder, a postcard will be mailed to you two weeks prior to pickup.
Pickup will be at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Friday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 22, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please bring postcard to pickup, thank you.

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Transplants


Colorado Spruce - Picea pungens: 75' to 100' tall. Stiff short needles of this dense evergreen are bluish green to bright silvery blue. Moderate to slow growth in silt & clay loams, full sun.



Norway Spruce - Picea abies: 60' to 90' tall with pyramid-shaped crown. Stiff short needles. Fast growing in well drained to somewhat poorly drained clay to loam soil. Full sun, can tolerate some shade.



White Cedar - Thuga occidentalis: Can grow to 50' tall with 10' spread full sun, average well drained soil. Takes well to pruning.




White Pine - Pinus strobes: 75' to 100' tall in well-drained sandy to clay soils. Less tolerant of shade with age. Long needles, fast growth rate. Long soft needles. Native.



White Spruce - Picea Glauca: 75' to 100' tall. A dense pyramidal tree widely used in hedges and windbreaks. Fast growing in well drained to somewhat poorly drained clay to loam soil. Full sun, can tolerate some shade.


Larger Stock

Redbud - Cercis canadensis: Small tree with trunk divided close to the ground 20 to 25' tall with equal spread. Heart-shaped leaves late spring after rosy pink flowers in April. Slow to medium growth rate in most soils. Full sun. (Larger stock only) White Flowering Dogwood - grows naturally as an understory tree, a small deciduous tree, grows to about 30' tall with an equal or greater spread, shape is rounded to somewhat flat-topped, branching is approaching horizontal, branches low to the ground with a short trunk. Opposite, simple leaves, oval to ovate shape, leaves 3" to 6" long, leaves 1.5' to 3" wide, leaf color is medium green Autumn Foliage red or reddish purple, generally quite showy, colors early and color holds for an extended period. Flowers are small and yellowish green ,the showy part of the bloom the four white bracts ,each bract is nearly 2" long, the diameter of the bracts combined is about 4" across, bloom time is mid-May ,bloom is effective for 2 weeks ,flowering occurs before leaf out. Fruit bright, shiny red, held in tight clusters of 3 to 4, each fruit is elongated, some trees retain fruit into the winter, birds often eat the fruit. Bark quite attractive, develops small square or rectangular blocks, resembles alligator skin, color is dark gray, brown or black Prefers a cool, moist, acidic soil that contains organic matter. Full sun promotes greatest flowering but tolerates partial shade well, not tolerant of stresses such as heat, drought, pollution, road salt, best transplanted at a small size, can be slow to reestablish following transplanting. Landscape uses, small groupings ,lawn tree, specimen, border, naturalistic areas, edge of woods, patio tree, has four season appeal in flowers, fruits, fall, color, bark and branching character.

To place an order, please use the Order Form and order by March 24, 2017

As a reminder, a postcard will be mailed to you two weeks prior to pickup.
Pickup will be at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Friday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 22, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please bring postcard to pickup, thank you.


Monroe Conservation District
1137 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161
734.265-9311     catherine.acerboni@mi.nacdnet.net
www.monroecd.org