From staff reports
The Forest County 4-H Office will be holding the annual tree sale in addition to perennial bulbs and small fruit varieties as a fundraiser in support of the youth development program.
This year’s sale offers the following selection:
- Fruit trees five varieties of apples, two varieties of peaches, two varieties of pears, and two varieties of plums.
- Small fruits red and black raspberries, thornless blackberries, blueberry sets, everbearing strawberries, and grapevine.
- Coniferous tree seedlings sold in sets of 10 (2 year old seedlings range in size from five to 12 inches) Conifer species include: Balsam Fir, Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine, Norway Spruce, and American Red Pine.
- Deciduous trees and shrub seedlings sold in sets of 10 (seedlings range in size from four to 18 inches) deciduous species include: Paw Paw, Black Walnut, Chinese Chestnut, White Oak and Red Oak.
- Perennial and annual bulbs and plants (spring planting and summer blooming) varieties include: Blazing Stars, Four O’ Clock, Jaquar Flowers, Lavender Astilbe, Scarlet Astilbe, Elf Dwarf Lilies, Spring Allium Mix, and Hanging Shamrock Basket.
Ordering deadline is Friday, March 1 for all fruit tree orders. The fruit trees are pre-ordered in a limited number and sell quickly. Order early to ensure quantity is available. The remaining items may be ordered until Friday March 15.
The pick-up for items will be set from 2 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12, one day only at the Forest County 4-H Center located five miles south of Tionesta. The Forest County 4-H Center is located off of State Route 36 just south of the former state police barracks. Look for the large 4-H sign as well as tree sale signs to guide you.