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Tree Seedling Sale - March 4 & 5

The Buncombe SWCD will hold its annual tree seedling sale March 4 and 5 at Jesse Israel and Sons Garden Center at the WNC Farmer's Market.

Dates & Times:

  • Friday, March 4:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 5:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or until out of stock

Seedlings are available on a first-come, first-served basis on the days of the sale.

Eastern White Pine seedlings are 25¢ each and the hardwood species are $1 each. The following species are available Black Cherry Seedlingfor preorder and on sale dates:

  • White Pine
  • Black Cherry
  • Black Walnut
  • Butternut
  • Persimmon
  • River Birch
  • Crabapple
  • Crape Myrtle
  • White Oak

All seedlings are bare root and range in height from 10 inches to 36 inches. March is the ideal time of year to plant bare root seedlings. Species such as Crabapple, Persimmon, Butternut and White Oak bear fruit/nuts for wildlife.

For more information, call the Buncombe County Soil and Water Conservation District at 250-4785 or contact  

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