Tree Fredericksburg’s fall native tree and shrub sale begins July 17th
|Tree Fredericksburg is holding their fall native tree and shrub sale. There will be both three and one-gallon trees and shrubs for sale. Three-gallon trees will sell for $12 and one-gallon shrubs and trees for $6.50. This special price is made possible by grants from Tree Fredericksburg, Friends of the Rappahannock, and Trees Virginia. This sale is available to anyone residing in Virginia. To find out more go to www.treefredericksburg.org
The sale begins on Monday, July 17th. There is limited availability. The pickup date for orders is Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Virginia Credit Union Stadium (Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Stadium), 42 Jackie Robinson Way, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. All plants must be picked up by the buyer or their representative. There will be no deliveries. Trees must be picked up on September 23rd. No orders will be held, and any plants not picked up will be forfeited. Trees are sold for personal use only. No commercial sales will be honored.
Native trees available are Allegheny Chinquapin, Bald Cypress, Black Cherry, Blackgum, White Dogwood, Eastern Red Cedar, American Elm, Fringe Tree, Hackberry, American Hornbeam, Sweet Bay Magnolia, Red Maple, Swamp White Oak, White Oak, Scarlet Oak, Shumard Oak, Paw Paw, Persimmon, River Birch, White Pine, Virginia Pine, Serviceberry, Shagbark Hickory, Sourwood and Sycamore.
Native shrubs available are, Annabelle Hydrangea, Arrowwood Viburnum, Highbush Blueberry, Buttonbush, Red Chokeberry, Black Chokeberry, Cranberry Viburnum, Elderberry, Fothergilla, Inkberry, Oakleaf Hydrangea, Red Twig Dogwood, Silky Dogwood, Spicebush, Strawberry Bush, Swamp Rose, Sweet Pepperbush, Virginia Sweetspire, Wax Myrtle and Winterberry. Tree stakes and moisture meters (an essential tool for every gardener) will be available for sale.
On Saturday, September 23rd, there will be a free event inside the stadium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., “Plant & Play Day”. The event will feature lectures, workshops, sales of native perennials and grasses. Numerous outdoor play events for the children will be provided by the City of Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation Events Department.
Executive Director, Tree Fredericksburg