The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

January 21, 2013

4-H accepts orders for fruit trees, plants


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Monday, January 21, 2013 — Stanly County 4-H will take orders for muscadines, figs, blueberries, blackberries, persimmons, ornamentals and fruit trees.

The annual plant sale is a fundraiser of the county 4-H program. Funds generated will be used for 4-H scholarships and other activities such as the Summer Blast program, School Enrichment and the Embryology program. The full brochure and order form is available in our office or can be viewed on our website at stanly.ces.ncsu.edu.

The following fruit varieties are being sold for $8 in one gallon containers.

Muscadines

Self-fertile: Carlos, Noble, Triumph and Southland.

Female: Summit and Jumbo.

Blackberries

Thornless: Ouachita, Triple Crown and Navaho (trellising needed).

Blueberries

Rabbiteye Type: Climax, Powder Blue, Premier and TifBlue.

Figs

Brown Turkey and Celeste.

Persimmons – $31

Fuyu and Jiro.

The following fruit trees are being sold for $22 and are in five gallon containers.

Apples

Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Arkansas Black and Gala.



Peach

Belle of Georgia, Elberta and Cresthaven.

Pears

Keiffer and Moon Glow.

All ornamentals are in three gallon containers and individually priced.

Gardenias – $17

August Beauty and Kleims Hardy.

Abelia – $29

Kaleidoscope.

Azelas – $16

Pink Ruffle, GG Gerbing, Sunglow and Formosa.

Camellia Sasanqua – $20

Yuletide, Hanna Jiman and Setsugekka.

Camellia Japonica – $20

Kramer’s Red.

Forsythia – $14

Intermedia.

Ligustrum

Recurvifolium – $14

Howardi – $18

Hydrangea

Nikko Blue – $14

Oakleaf – $18

Tardiva – $18

Dwarf Nandina – $16

Harbor Dwarf and Firepower.

Knockout Roses – $20

Pink, Red and Double Pink.

Crepe Myrtle – $18

Pink, Natchez White and Watermelon Red.

To place an order call (704) 983-3987; fax (704) 983-3303; mail to Stanly County 4-H, 26032E Newt Road, Albemarle, NC 28001; or email to lisa_mauldin@ncsu.edu.

The sale runs through Feb. 21. Pick-up date is 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 7.

Stanly County 4-H is a United Way funded agency.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension – Stanly County 4-H office is in the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center.  

N.C. Cooperative Extension partners with communities to deliver education and technology that enrich the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians.