2014 Yancey Extension Plant Sale Underway

— Written By Norma Chrisawn

2014 Extension Plant Sale Is Now Underway

The Yancey County Cooperative Extension Service is now taking orders for several different plants for the 2014 planting season.

Anyone desiring to order plants may do so at the Cooperative Extension Center located at 10 Orchard Drive during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) or by mailing an application form (with payment) to Cooperative Extension Service, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC, 28714. 

Plants available:   

  • Strawberries:  Three June Bearing strawberry varieties — $4.50/25, $16.00/100, $130.00/1000  Varieties are: Jewell, Allstar, and Earliglow. Three Day Neutral/everbearing varieties: Seascape, Albion and Tribute — $5.00/25, $18.00/hundred, $150.00/1000.
  •  Blueberry plants — $5.00 each (Varieties will be mixed for proper pollination).
  •  Red Raspberry plants — $2.00 each.
  •  Black Raspberry plants — $3.00 each.
  •  Blackberry plants (thornless) — $3.00 each.
  •  Asparagus (Jersey Knight, 1 yr/old crowns): — $.75 each. All-male variety, extremely vigorous, produces long, succulent spears, excellent flavor, resistant to rust, crown rot and fusarium, performs well in heavier soils.
  •  Horseradish — $3.00 each.
  •  Grapes:  Concord (purple grapes); Niagra (white grapes — $5.00 each.

Heirloom Apple Tree Varieties — $18.00 per tree.  Varieties are:  Red Sheepnose, Carolina Red June, Virginia Beauty, Yellow Bellflower, Yellow June/Early Transparent, Stayman Winesap,  McIntosh, Sweet Russet, Virginia Gold, Wolf River, Cox Orange Pippin, Hawkeye (Red Delicious).  Modern Varieties: Big Red Gala, Granny Smith.

Plant orders will be taken through March 31, 2014. Plants will be available for pickup on Tuesday, April 15 & Wednesday, April 16. All individuals who place orders will be notified of time and place to pick up plants. For additional information, please call 682-6186 or come by the Cooperative Extension Center. You may also download the form in Word or PDF by clicking the link for the format you need and mail with payment to Yancey Cooperative Extension, 10 Orchard Drive, Burnsville, NC  28714.   

Written By

Photo of Norma ChrisawnNorma ChrisawnCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 682-6186 norma_chrisawn@ncsu.eduYancey County, North Carolina
Updated on Feb 18, 2014
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