10th Annual Tree Sale
For the tenth year in a row, Branch Out Burlington! is offering bare-root trees at unbelievable prices. Trees are 5-6 feet and branched. Trees must be picked up at the UVM Hort Farm during the Annual Burlington Community Tree Nursery Planting, which takes place on Saturday May 6th, 2017 between 9 and 11:00 a.m. Click here for directions to the Hort Farm. Please check your zone in the zone hardiness map provided in the menu on the right before ordering a tree.
To place an order for a tree, follow the directions to the right on this page.
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Nannyberry Viburnum – Viburnum lentago
Native to Vermont, Stunning creamy white snowball-like flowers in late May are followed by purple-black berries attracting birds. Leaves turn a beautiful purple-red in fall. Durable in many soils, has NOT been affected by Viburnum Leaf Beatle. Full sun or partial shade. Grows to a height and spread of 15-20 feet. Zone 2.
Harvest Gold Crab – Malus x ‘Harvest Gold’ SOLD OUT
Upright open form. Profuse red buds open to single white blossoms later in spring. Clusters of 3/8” fruit cover the tree into December. Attracts wildlife. Disease resistant and salt tolerant. Stunning tree in winter months when snow mixes with yellow fruits. Grows to a height and width of 15-20 feet. Full sun. Zone 3. SOLD OUT
Common Hackberry – Celtis occidentalis SOLD OUT
One tough tree. Rounded open form. Moderate to rapid grower. Elm-like foliage. Distinct warty, grey bark. Very hardy, tolerates dry, alkaline or acidic soils clay soils and windy conditions. Red berries attract birds! Grows to a height and width of 40-60 feet. Full sun. Zone 2. SOLD OUT
English Walnut – Juglans regia ‘Carpathian’ SOLD OUT
Majestic shade tree with a broad crown, produces edible, nutrient-rich nuts used in all types of recipes or eaten raw. Self-fertile, but suggest planting two trees for best results. Fast grower in a variety of well drained soils; plant in full sun. Grows to a height and spread of 60 feet. Zone 4. SOLD OUT
Reliance Peach – Prunus persica ‘Reliance’
The hardiest yellow-fleshed freestone peach available. Medium sized, roundish, yellow-fleshed peach. Has a rather dull blush over green-yellow color. Flesh is bright yellow, rather soft and juicy. Flavor is fair. Full sun. Grows 15 – 20 feet. Zone 4.
Purple Prince Crab – Malus purple prince
Profusely blooming with Rose-red blossoms and maroon fruit that make good jelly and provide sustenance for wildlife. Purple-bronze foliage in summer and angular branches with grey bark provide attractive winter landscape element. A fast grower Excellent resistance to Scab, Fireblight and Cedar-Apple Rust. Full Sun. Grows to a height and width of 20 feet. Zone 4.
Lapin Cherry – Prunus avium ‘Lapin’ SOLD OUT
A big, beautiful dark mahogany red cherry. These are some of the largest and juiciest cherries that grow on trees. The sweet taste is wonderful for baking and cooking. Highly resistant to browning. Blooms late May, ripening late July to August. Prolific producer of cherries. Grows to a height of 15-20 feet. Zone 4.SOLD OUT
Autumn Radiance Maple – Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Radiance’ SOLD OUT
Spectacular red fall color two weeks earlier than other maples. Strong branching structure. Great shade tree, or plant in a row for startling effect! Drought tolerant. Grows to a height of 50 feet and a width of 40 feet. Full sun. Zone 4. SOLD OUT