Forest County 4-H annual tree sale begins

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.
Complete order forms and variety description sheets are available from the Forest County Extension Office located at 668 Elm Street in Tionesta. Stop in, contact us by telephone at (814) 755-3544 or send us an email. Emails may be directed to

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.