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Taylor County Land Conservation

Pollinator Package

Pollinator Package

Regular price $45.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $45.00 USD
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This package includes mix of hardwoods and shrubs for building pollinator habitat. Includes 5 of each species (25 seedlings total): Mountain Ash, Arrowwood, Black Cherry, Bigtooth Aspen and Red Oak.

American Mountain Ash (Sorbus americana). Matures at 15-20’, sometimes up to 30’, with white flowers in late spring to early summer. Orange-red fruit clusters persist into winter and feed wildlife. Grows in a wide range of soils in full sun to part shade. 2-0 seedlings, 6-12”.

Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum). Upright, rounded, multi-stemmed shrub grows 6-10’ tall and 6-10’ wide. White flowers appear in late spring, followed by blue-black drupes that feed birds and wildlife. Works well in borders, as a tall hedge or screen. 1-0 seedlings, 12-18”.

Black Cherry (Prunus serotina). Matures at 50-80’ with a spread of 30-60’. Adaptable tree prefers moist to slightly dry loam, clay-loam or rocky soils. Full sun to part-shade. Wood is valued for furniture. Fragrant white flower clusters bloom in sprin; dark purple-black fruit ripens in late summer. Fruits feed upland gamebirds, songbirds and wildlife. 1-0 seedlings, 18-24”.

Bigtooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata). Matures at 50-75’ tall with toothed leaves. Fast-growing and adaptable to a variety of soils. Needs full sun. Hosts many birds, mammals and butterflies. 1-0 seedlings, 18-24”.

Red Oak (Quercus rubra). Medium sized tree with a rounded to broad spreading, often irregular crown. Grows at a medium to fast rate and gen-erally a durable and long-lived tree. Matures at 50-75 ft. with a spread of 50-75 ft . Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, acidic soil. Prefers good drainage. 1-0 seedlings, 12-18”.

Pick-up in late April/early May

Seedling orders must be picked up in person in late April or early May in Medford or Phillips, Wisconsin. Taylor County LCD does not ship trees, shrubs or planting products to individual customers.

The exact pick-up dates will be sent out in early April by email and/or USPS mail. The tree pick-up schedule has typically been on a Thursday, 3-6 p.m. and Friday, 8-11 a.m., for Medford orders and Friday from 8:30-11 a.m. for Phillips orders. If you are unable to pick up your order during those days/times, you may send another person to the pick-up or contact the Taylor County LCD at 715-748-1469 to make other arrangements.

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