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#3159604 - 02/11/13 10:13 AM Where to buy fruit trees?
lpo1981
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Can anybody recommend a good nursery in middle tennessee or a reputable online nursery to buy fruit tree whips? Think I'm going to buy my hardwoods from the state nursery..
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#3159624 - 02/11/13 10:28 AM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: lpo1981]
Hunter 257W
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I got mine from The Wildlife Group. They are down near Montgomery, AL. The trees were bought bare root and at 2yrs since planting they are 6 to 8 feet tall on average. I got the whole fruit tree package and used the tubes, fertilize and "moisture mizer" granules per their instructions. It costs more up front but is well worth it in the time gained from the increased growth you get right away.

http://www.wildlifegroup.com/

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#3159723 - 02/11/13 11:59 AM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: Hunter 257W]
Football Hunter
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Yeah,I like their stuff ^^^^^
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#3159741 - 02/11/13 12:11 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: Football Hunter]
smstone22
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Call Turner and Sons south of Smithville and see what they have left in whips. Probably wont be much left that is any count this late but its worth a try. Other than them most anything I get in the apple world comes from Adams County Nursery or Century Farms Orchards online, thats not really whips though.
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#3160457 - 02/11/13 09:57 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: smstone22]
jmb4wd
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Lpo, check with your local coop. Mine has some nice apples, pears and berry bushes outside the greenhouse. Most trees are probably 6 to 7 feet tall.
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#3160771 - 02/12/13 08:47 AM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: smstone22]
Bayou Buck
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 Originally Posted By: smstone22
Call Turner and Sons south of Smithville and see what they have left in whips. Probably wont be much left that is any count this late but its worth a try.


They had a few varies left last week but they wont ship after March 1st so you better give them a call.

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#3161375 - 02/12/13 04:37 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: Bayou Buck]
treefarmer
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I like the state nursery ( http://www.state.tn.us/agriculture/publications/forestry/seedlingcatalog.pdf ) because you are getting trees grown in Tennessee. I have been pleased with the seedlings I have seen from them and they have free delivery to your county. Order seedlings asap because most nurserys are running out of seedlings by now. Other options are the Virginia department of forestry seedling nursery ( http://www.dof.virginia.gov/nursery/index.htm ) and the Missouri department of conservation ( http://mdc.mo.gov/your-property/seedling-orders-and-planting-guide/seedling-order-how ).
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#3163854 - 02/14/13 11:56 AM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: treefarmer]
lpo1981
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 Originally Posted By: treefarmer
I like the state nursery ( http://www.state.tn.us/agriculture/publications/forestry/seedlingcatalog.pdf ) because you are getting trees grown in Tennessee. I have been pleased with the seedlings I have seen from them and they have free delivery to your county. Order seedlings asap because most nurserys are running out of seedlings by now. Other options are the Virginia department of forestry seedling nursery ( http://www.dof.virginia.gov/nursery/index.htm ) and the Missouri department of conservation ( http://mdc.mo.gov/your-property/seedling-orders-and-planting-guide/seedling-order-how ).

The Virginia and Missouri website, will they let me order and ship to me since I'm out of state? Do you know?

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#3163897 - 02/14/13 12:32 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: lpo1981]
smstone22
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 Originally Posted By: lpo1981
 Originally Posted By: treefarmer
I like the state nursery ( http://www.state.tn.us/agriculture/publications/forestry/seedlingcatalog.pdf ) because you are getting trees grown in Tennessee. I have been pleased with the seedlings I have seen from them and they have free delivery to your county. Order seedlings asap because most nurserys are running out of seedlings by now. Other options are the Virginia department of forestry seedling nursery ( http://www.dof.virginia.gov/nursery/index.htm ) and the Missouri department of conservation ( http://mdc.mo.gov/your-property/seedling-orders-and-planting-guide/seedling-order-how ).

The Virginia and Missouri website, will they let me order and ship to me since I'm out of state? Do you know?


I know Missouri will. You just pick a random MO county.
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#3163945 - 02/14/13 01:27 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: smstone22]
treefarmer
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I have ordered from both and they have no problem shipping to Tennessee. I was very satisfied with what I received.
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#3164060 - 02/14/13 03:17 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: treefarmer]
lpo1981
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I sent an email and they finally answered and said they would sell and ship out of state.
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#3170290 - 02/19/13 09:15 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: lpo1981]
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I have ordered from online from Realtree nurseries and got good seedlings. Also, Bennetts nursery in Huntsville, AL has some good fruit tress if thats not too far for you. I'm going there this week to get some Fuyu Persimmons.

Edited by warpheagle (02/19/13 09:15 PM)

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#3170939 - 02/20/13 03:22 PM Re: Where to buy fruit trees? [Re: Hunter 257W]
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 Originally Posted By: Hunter 257W
I got mine from The Wildlife Group. They are down near Montgomery, AL. The trees were bought bare root and at 2yrs since planting they are 6 to 8 feet tall on average. I got the whole fruit tree package and used the tubes, fertilize and "moisture mizer" granules per their instructions. It costs more up front but is well worth it in the time gained from the increased growth you get right away.

http://www.wildlifegroup.com/


Do you have your trees shipped? If so, what does that package normally run to ship?
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