UGA Extension Office

Plant Sale

Deadline to order and submit payment is Friday October 25th.

Plant pick-up is Thursday October 31st and Friday November 1st.

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

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.

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

Pink Lemonade A stunning ornamental that bears delicious blueberries. This unique berry matures to a bright pink color and offers a flavorful treat. The plant produces showy pink flowers in spring and gold and orange foliage in fall. Developed in 1996. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late July


Raspberries

1 gallon: $8

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.

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.

Arapaho (Thornless) The earliest ripening thornless variety. Characteristics of the Arapaho are it is erect, self supporting canes, good fruit quality, earliness of ripening and its ability to establish a full fruiting row quickly.

Navaho Fruit are medium in size, excellent
flavor and an average sugar content of 11-12%. Fruit ripen mid season. Fruit are also very firm making storage and handling potential exceptional.


Figs

1 gal: $8 | 3 gal: $15  

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.

Dolgo Crabapple is a large and lovely Crabapple variety that produces large, edible fruit. It works beautifully as a small ornamental tree in your yard. It blooms spring, usually in May, bearing. flowers that vary a great deal in color, size, fragrance ,and visual appeal and acts as a universal pollinator for other Apple varieties.
 


October Glory Maple Trees

3 gallon: $18

October Glory's proud display of red foliage. October Glory Maple Trees quickly mature into a pleasing oval shape, reaching up to       40 ft.


Crape Myrtle Tree
3 gallon: $15

Muskogee Crape Myrtle                                                                                                                                                                               Muskogee has light lavender-pink flowers appear amid glossy green foliage that turns red in fall. The cinnamon colored bark is smooth, peeling to a shiny light gray. A large shrub or small tree that makes an excellent specimen or group planting. Deciduous.

Natchez Crape Myrtle Tree
This Fast Growing Crape Myrtle has Unsurpassable Curb Appeal; Classy, White Blooms last all summer long! Flower clusters so lush and dense you will think it snowed in the summer! Super Hardy tree with excellent Pest and Disease Resistance, Drought and Deer Tolerant. You will love having a Shade and Flowering tree all in one!


Muscadines

1 gallon: $8

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.


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.

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.


Persimmons

5 gallon: $25

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

American Persimmon The fruit has rich, nutty, amaretto flavor, but is astringent until completely ripe. It has black corrugated bark, looks like alligator hide, and its foliage is orange-red in the fall. Trees are either male or female, so you should plant 3-10 trees in a block, to insure pollination.


Plums

5 gallon: $20 

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.


Holly

3 gallon: $20

Emily Brunner Holly This handsome holly is suitable for use as a screen with its tidy, columnar habit; splendid rich, dark green, glossy leaves and large red fruit in winter make this a great addition.

Greenleaf has persistent red fruit which is bright against the glossy, dark green leaves of this slender, conical shrub, making it a nice decorative screen. Leaves are 1 to 3 inches long, elliptic to oblong-ovate, and are less spiny than classic hollies. Needs rich, slightly acidic garden soil and good drainage. This cultivar has an upright, irregular habit. Gender is female.


Claudia Wannamaker Magnolia


3 gallon: $25

This tree flowers at an early age and has dark green foliage with medium rusty-brown undersides. It is one of the most widely grown cultivars, reaching 50 feet tall and 40 feet wide
 


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.


Chinese Chestnut


3 gallon : $20 | 15 gallon: $40

Hearty and attractive! Easy-to-grow, so you can enjoy the crispest, sweetest chestnuts for fresh-eating, roasting, boiling, or baking. Tree has a fast growth habit with an attractive, spreading form. Seedling. Chinese chestnut. Disease-resistant to chestnut blight. Cold-hardy. Ripens in September. For proper pollination, plant two seedlings or a grafted chestnut variety.
 


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.

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.


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.


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. 

Bartlett Pear variety is an American classic with its yellow color and bell shape. Bartlett pears are sweet, juicy, and slightly buttery.


Shoal Creek Chaste Tree


3 gallon: $15


Shoal Creek Chaste Tree - An improved cultivar that blooms in dense terminal clusters of fragrant violet flowers over an extended season. It becomes a small tree over time with a wide open canopy and aromatic gray-green foliage. Thrives in heat.
 


Special Oak Trees


3 gallon: $15 | 15 gallon $40

Sawtooth oak tree (Quercus acutissima) has the clean, glossy appearance of the foliage. Its foliage is unblemished and glossy-green all summer long. In the fall, it turns yellow, finally aging to paper-bag brown color. Young trees of Sawtooth oak tend to hold much of their foliage through the winter, shedding it in the spring as new leaves emerge. (15 gallon only)

Nuttall Oak tree, Quercus nuttallii, was not distinguished as a species until 1927. It is also called red oak, Red River oak, and pin oak. Nuttall oak is an important species for wildlife management because of heavy annual mast production. Nuttall Oak trees are a good choice for low poorly drained locations. During winter, squirrels find a ready supply of acorns, since many acorns remain on the tree into January. Acorns are favored by deer and also eaten by turkeys. (3 gallon only)

Overcup oak, gets its common name from the distinctive bur-like acorn cup that typically encloses 2/3 to almost all of the nut. It is a medium sized deciduous oak (part of the white oak group) that typically grows to 40-60' tall with a straight trunk and broad rounded crown. (3 gallon only)

 


River Birch


3 gallon: $20

Fast growing, multi-trunked native. Heat and drought tolerant. Strong disease and insect resistance. Dense canopy of glossy green foliage that turns yellow in the fall. Bark exfoliates early revealing lighter inner bark, extending interest into the winter.
 


Yoshino Japanese Cedar

3 gallon: $18

Japanese Cedar, is a fast-growing evergreen tree with blue-green summer foliage and bronze-green winter leaves. It exhibits a loose pyramidal shape and is often planted with others to create a high hedge to block out unwanted sights and sounds. It reaches a height of 40-50 feet and a spread of 20-30 feet.