Published On: Fri, Feb 3rd, 2012

EBCI Cooperative Extension Fruit & Berry Sale

     EBCI Cooperative Extension is taking orders for fruit & berry plants until March 16. Payment is required to place your order. Stop by the EBCI Cooperative Extension office at 876 Acquoni Road to place an order.

     These are high quality, bare-root plants:

     Asparagus (Jersey Night) $1.00 ea; Blackberries (Triple Crown – thornless) $3.00 ea; Black Raspberries (Jewel) $3.00 ea; Red Raspberries (Heritage) $3.00 ea;  Blueberries (hardy, highbush varieties) $5.00 ea; Strawberries $5.00 per bundle of 25 plants – one variety per bundle (Seascape – ever-bearing, very productive, large fruit, and disease resistant) (Earliglow – early, medium-large, great taste).

     Planting and growing instructions will be available at the time of pick-up. Because these are bar-root plants, they will need to be planted right away.

     Orders will be ready for pick-up on Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18 from 12-5pm at the Center for Cherokee Plants, Cooperative Extension’s Field Station located at Kituwah, across from Galbreath Creek Road, 7 miles from Cherokee on Hwy 19. If you need a different pick-up time, call Sarah at 554-6935 to make arrangements. Plants that are not picked-up will be donated to local community gardens. Sorry, but we are not able to reimburse for orders that are not picked up.    

– EBCI Cooperative Extension

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