UGA Extension Office

Plant Sale

Deadline to order and submit payment is Wednesday October 12th.

Plant pick-up is Thursday October 27th and Friday October 28th.

Cash, check, debit and credit cards are accepted. (Cards can not be taken over the phone.)


Blueberries

1 gal: $8 | 3 gal: $15 | 7 gal: $25

Powderblue Ripens mid season. Berries are very light blue in color, medium in size with good firmness and flavor. Suggested pollinators: Brightwell and Tifblue.

Tifblue Ripens mid to late season. Fruit are medium size with good flavor and an average stem scar. One of the oldest remaining cultivars; released in 1955 by UGA. Suggested pollinators: Brightwell & Powderblue.

Brightwell Fruit ripens in early to mid June through mid July. Berries have a medium size, excellent flavor & a dry stem scar. Suggested pollinators: Powderblue & Premier.

Premier Ripens early to mid season, usually  earlier than other mid season varieties. Fruit are larger in size with excellent color, great  flavor and a dry stem scar. Suggested pollinator: Brightwell.

Climax Early fruiting variety. Berries are firm with excellent flavor, good color, very small stem scar. Suggested pollinator: Premier.


Raspberries

1 gallon: $8

Caroline Fruit are large in size, bright red and well-flavored. Plants are more disease resistant and fruit ripens earlier than most everbearers. 

Fall Gold Fruit are large in size, golden, very sweet and somewhat soft. Plants are vigorous, productive and adaptable to a wide variety of soils. First crop ripens in July. Second crop ripens late August.

Heritage Fruit are large in size, dark red, and very sweet. Plants have vigorous growth habits and adapt well in well-drained soils.

Nova Fruit are medium in size, dark red, and ripen early. Plants have average growth height and are fairly disease-resistant. 


Blackberries

1 gallon: $8

Apache (Thornless) Fruit are very large in size with very good flavor and an average sugar content of 10-11%. Fruit ripens over a five-week period with very high yields.

Kiowa Fruit are very large in size with good flavor and an average sugar content of 9-11%. Fruit ripens mid season over four to five weeks with very high yields.

Natchez (Thornless) Fruit are large in size, great flavor and an average sugar content of 9 - 10%. One of the first producers of the season — fruit ripen early June. Fruit is also highly disease-resistant and stores well.

Ouachita (Thornless) Fruit are medium-large in size, very good flavor and an average sugar content of 10- 11%. Fruit ripen mid season over about five weeks with consistently high yields. One of the best varieties for storage & handling.


Figs

1 gal: $8 | 3 gal: $15 | 7 gal: $25

Brown Turkey Fruit are medium to large in size, copper color skin, amber to pink color flesh, great flavor, a closed eye and very few seeds. Plants are prolific, often producing fruit twice a year.

Celeste Fruit are small to medium in size, light brown to violet-brown skin, whitish pink color flesh, a closed eye and very few seeds. Plants produce in early summer.


Crabapple

5 gallon: $20

Callaway Pink buds open in spring to white flowers. Flowers are followed by large, bright red crabapples (to 1.5” diameter) that mature in fall and may persist into winter. Flesh is crisp, yellow and mildly tart. Great for jellies, as well as fresh eating. Noted for excellent disease resistance. Grows 15 to 25 feet tall.


*New* Goji Berry

1 gallon: $8

Goji berries, often referred to as a “superfood,” contain 18 amino acids (11 of which are essential) and are high in antioxidants! Berries have a mild, sweet flavor and can be dried, juiced, frozen or eaten fresh. The plant is a slightly thorny deciduous woody shrub, typically 3 to 6 feet tall when cultivated and pruned, though plants can reach 12 feet tall in their natural state. The goji berry is a member of the tomato plant family, so its cultural and nutritional needs are similar. Solitary purple or cream blossoms in late Spring are followed by small orange to red fruit about 4 to 6 weeks later. Plants are self-fruitful and do not require cross-pollination.


Muscadines

1 gallon: $8

Tara Bronze; fruit are large in size, good flavor, dry stem scar, and ripen early to mid season. Plants are initially slow growing but become more vigorous after the first growing season, disease resistant and cold hardy.

Triumph Bronze; fruit are very large in size, good flavor, large clusters, good yields, dry stem scar, and ripen early. Plants have good vigor and disease resistance.

Cowart  Black; fruit are medium in size,  ripen early to mid season, have very large clusters, excellent flavor, good quality, and a wet stem scar. Plants are very vigorous and disease resistant.

Nesbitt Black; fruit are very large in size, cluster, high yields, ripen mid to late
season, and a dry stem scar. Plants are very vigorous, disease resistant, and cold hardy.


Pomegranate

1 gallon: $8

Wonderful Produces large, tangy and flavorful purple-red fruit; perfect for eating fresh off the branch or to use in cooking.

Dwarf The small fruit has a tastier sweeter flavor than it's larger relative.


Pecans

5 gallon: $40 

Desirable Large nut with thin shell. Cracks excellent, good flavor, high yields and produces consistently. Trees are very prolific and are disease and scab resistant. 

Elliot Large nut with thin shell. Cracks excellent, good flavor, high yields and produces consistently. Trees are very prolific and are disease and scab resistant. 

Oconee Large nut with soft shell. Excellent quality, good yields, ripens early and bears nuts at a young age. Trees are disease resistant and good for high density plantings.

Pawnee Large nut with soft shell. Excellent quality, good yields, ripens early and bears nuts at a young age. Trees are disease resistant and good for high density plantings. 

Stuart Large nut with a medium hard shell. Easy to crack, good quality, good flavor, fills out well, ripens early. Trees are scab resistant, tall, grow fast, and are very productive most years.


Japanese Persimmons

5 gallon: $25

Fuyu Fruit are non-astringent, medium to large in size, excellent flavor, oblate in shape, dark  orange skin, light orange flesh and ripens late.

Jiro Fruit are non-astringent, large in size, sweet, orangish-red, ripen mid-late October.

Matsumoto Slightly larger and rounder than Fuyu. Non-astringent and ripens slightly early.

 


Apples

5 gallon: $20

Arkansas Black Fruit are medium in size with very dark red skin, yellow flesh, crisp, juicy, and ripens late. Recommended pollinator is Yates or Yellow Delicious.

Granny Smith Large, waxy, green apple that is firm and bruise resistant. Crisp and juicy with white flesh. Superb eating and cooking qualities. Very vigorous and bears heavily annually and early. Self-fertile.

Honeycrisp Fruit is mottled red over yellow ground color with a very crisp flesh. Recommended pollinator is Yellow Delicious.

Yates Small fruit with dotted bright red skin. Firm and juicy with reddish tinged flesh. Has excellent spicy flavor. Vigorous & heavy bearer. Great pollinator. Ripens late. Prized for excellent cider and a favorite for wildlife.

Yellow Delicious Large tapered fruit with golden yellow skin. Crisp aromatic white flesh. Sweet flavor. Very vigorous tree bears at young age & heavily. Self-fertile. Excellent pollinator for other apples. Good disease resistance.


Asian Pears

5 gallon: $20

Shinko Fruit are medium in size, white flesh, greenish-brown color, crisp sweet flavor and ripens late. Trees have an upright growth habit. Disease resistant to fire blight.

20th Century Fruit are medium in size, greenish yellow color, crisp, excellent quality, very juicy, has a good flavor, ripen mid season. Trees are medium in size and drought resistant.


Peaches

5 gallon: $20

Belle of Georgia Fruit are large in size, skin has a light color with a red cheek, excellent flavor, freestone, firm and ripens mid to late season.

Elberta Fruit are large in size, yellow with a red blush, yellow flesh, very juicy, freestone, good flavor and ripens late.

Red Haven Fruit are medium in size, bright red skin, yellow flesh, good flavor, freestone, and ripens early. Trees are vigorous growing, self fertile, very prolific.


Pears

5 gallon: $20 

Kieffer Fruit are large in size, golden yellow in color, white flesh, crunchy, sweet, ripens early to mid season. Trees are hardy, blight resistant and prolific. 

Moonglow Fruit are medium in size, yellow in color, white flesh, excellent flavor, soft, and ripens early. Trees have upright growth and are blight resistant.

Orient Fruit are large in size, yellow with reddish tint color, white flesh, ripens early to mid season. Trees are large & blight resistant. 

Pineapple Fruit are large in size, yellow with reddish tint color, white flesh, unique flavor, ripens early. Trees are medium in size, very prolific, and blight-resistant.


Plums

5 gallon: $20 

Methley Fruit are medium to large in size, reddish purple in color, sweet juicy flesh, and ripen early. Trees have upright growth habit, are well-adapted in most soils, and are good pollinators. 

Santa Rosa Fruit are large in size, purplish red in color, yellow flesh, and ripen mid-season. Trees grow very vigorous and are partially self-fertile but will produce better when planted with another variety.


*SPECIAL PRICING* Ornamental Buckeyes  - 1 gallon: $5

Buckeye fruit have tough leathery husks that contain usually one to three hard, shiny seeds. Although these seeds, called buckeyes, resemble chestnuts, they are not edible and are poisonous to humans.


Bottle-brush More of a shrub than the other buckeyes, as it is a mounding, spreading, multi-stemmed plant. Grows from 6 to 12 feet tall and spreads eventually to as much as 8 to 15 feet wide. This native shrub is an understory plant, and grows best in part shade with soil that is moist, but also well-drained.


Red A fast-growing, large shrub or small tree the reaches 15 to 20 feet tall and 15 to 25 feet wide. Grows best in rich, moist, but well-drained sites and under partial shade as an under-story plant. Choose a moist site or irrigate buckeyes during the summer. Morning and early afternoon sun is best. Flowers mid-March and early April. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.