Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Arbor Day Yard Tree Sale

WHAT:  Fruit & Yard Tree Sale -  Shop the sale for highly discounted trees to plant in your yard.   Add color, shade, or edibles to your landscape...

WHEN:  Sunday, April 28th, 2019  1pm-3pm 
City Park Greenhouse - 2500 E 23rd Ave (near the intersection of York St and E 23rd Ave, in the northwest corner of the park.)
      Click here for a Map of City Park Greenhouse
UPDATE:  Following Sunday's Arbor Day Extension Tree Sale, we are completely sold out of trees. If you are interested in getting trees from the sale next year, please sign up to be notified using the link below. 

The Park People's annual tree sale offers highly discounted rates on trees with beautiful flowers, fruit, and fall color!  By shopping this sale, not only are you getting a great deal, but you are also supporting the costs of the hundreds of trees Denver we distribute to residents each year.

Prices: $45 for bareroot trees, $65 for balled & burlapped and container trees.  CASH and CHECK only.
Trees are available in limited quantities and sold on a first-come, first-served basis.  So arrive at the beginning for the best selection.
Fruit and yard trees must be planted on private property (not in the public right-of-way).  Planting along the street requires a site inspection and issuance of a City permit in advance.
Below is a list of species that were offered at our 2019 Arbor Day Fruit & Yard Tree Sale. You can expect a similar variety to be available during the 2020 sale. Click below to sign up to recieve an email notification reminder.
Sale Tree Species:

Honeycrisp Apple - $65   SOLD OUT
Malus x domestica 'Honeycrisp'
In mid-September, the Honeycrisp Apple produces medium-sized fruits with coarse, cream-colored flesh, exceptionally crisp, juicy texture, and sweet/tart flavor.  The apples are excellent for fresh eating and for cooking and store up to six months.  The tree matures to 15-20 feet tall and is self-sterile, requiring a cross-pollinator (another apple variety or a crabapple).

Montmorency Cherry - $65   SOLD OUT
Prunus cerasus 'Montmorency'

This vigorous cherry produces excellent fruit for pies, jams, and preserves.  Its medium sized fruit has firm, yellow flesh with rich, tart, tangy flavor.  The Montmorency Cherry is a self- fertile semi-dwarf tree that reaches 15-20 feet tall and 12-15 feet wide.  The fruit is very crack resistant and ripens in mid-summer.

Stanley Plum - $65    SOLD OUT
Prunus domestica 'Stanley'
This popular European plum is an excellent producer, yielding large bluish-purple, tender fruits with sweet, juicy, yellow flesh.  Fruits ripen in early September and are good for fresh eating, drying, and canning.  This hardy, vigorous tree matures at 15-20 feet tall with a 15-30 foot spread.  It is self-fertile, though yields more heavily when pollinated by another plum variety.

Anjou Pear - $65   SOLD OUT
Pyrus communis 'Anjou'
In September, the cold hardy and drought resistant Anjou Pear produces a green, subtly sweet, buttery fruit good for fresh eating, juicing, cooking, and canning. The tree matures to 12-18’ tall and requires a cross-pollinator of another pear variety to produce fruit. 
Hot Wings Tatarian Maple - $45   SOLD OUT
Acer tataricum 'Gar Ann'
This tree produces breath-taking scarlet red samaras (helicopters) contrasting with the rich green foliage giving it an appearance of being in bloom. In the spring, blooms with clusters of yellow-white flowers appear and in fall, leaf color ranges from orange-red  to yellow. Hot Wings also has strong branch unions making it resistant to storm breakage.

Cleveland Select Flowering Pear - $45   SOLD OUT
Pyrus calleryana 'Cleveland Select'
Maturing to 30 feet tall and 15 feet wide, this pyramidal pear tree's compact form fits nicely into narrow spaces.  It has profuse white flowers in the spring and glossy green foliage that turns reddish purple in the fall.  The Cleveland Select also has good fireblight resistance, is less susceptible to early freezes than other pear varieties, and features fruit only a half-inch wide.

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry - $45   SOLD OUT
Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'
The Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry features a spreading, vase shaped growth habit, maturing at 15-25 feet tall with a similar spread.  It has spectacular white flowers, edible fruit that attracts birds, purplish young leaves, and brilliant red fall color. 

Extension Sales: Contact our office to learn about additional sales of any remaining trees.







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