Attention Seed Buyers from the United States Only

You must now obtain a 'Small Lots of Seed' Permit
This permit can be obtained free of charge through the APHIS-USDA website.
.https://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant-imports/buy-plants-seeds-online
The buyer must obtain and provide a Small Lots of Seed Permit to GreenTree Agroforestry Solutions before the order will be shipped

Berries


  • Saskatoon Berry Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions Saskatoon Berry Seed

    2 reviews

    Latin Name: Amelanchier alnifolia DESCRIPTION Family: Rosaceae Native Range: Native to the Canadian prairies. Seed Source: Natural stand near Jansen Lake, Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 3m x 2m (5 years) Overview: This saskatoon berry seed strain is a bountiful berry producer. These bushes have been an excellent source of berries since the 1950’s. It is characterized by reliable berry production of flavourful medium-sized berries. This strain is adapted to a wide range of growing conditions. Fruit: Berry-like pomes up to 1.0 cm in diameter containing a single seed. Average number of seeds/packet: 600 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Pre-soak seed for 24 hours then stratify in moist sand (10% moisture) for 90-120 days at 5°C. Ideal sowing time: Non-pretreated seed outdoors in late September (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in spring. Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 1.0 to 1.5 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Saskatoon berry grows on a wide variety of soils but favors moist, loamy soils with a pH of 5.0 to 8.0. It is shade tolerant but prefers a sunny exposure. AGROFORESTRY VALUE Saskatoon berry is used in shelterbelts, Ecobuffers, and wildlife habitat plantings. The dense roots and rhizomes of Saskatoon make it useful for soil stabilization and erosion control on moist sites including streambanks. It provides good food and cover for birds plus small and large mammals. The berries are highly edible and are a prized fruit-producing plant in the home garden or commercial orchard.  

    $15.00 - $19.00

  • 'Indian-Summer' Seabuckthorn Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Indian-Summer' Seabuckthorn Seed

    2 reviews

        Latin Name: Hippophae rhamnoides ssp. Mongolica DESCRIPTION Family: Elaeagnaceae Native Range: Europe and Asia Seed Source: Seed production orchard near Indian Head, Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 4m x 2m (10 years) Overview: A wonderful plant recognized by many as one of the most nutritional berries in the plant kingdom. A nitrogen fixer, the 'Indian -Summer' seed strain is extremely hardy and adapted to low quality, droughty soils. Seeds produce a mixture of male and female plants. Fruits: An orange drupe-like achene 3 to 6mm long. Berries remain on shrubs over winter. Average number of seeds/packet: 240 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Soak the seeds for 24 hours, then stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 60 days at 5C. No treatment needed if down outdoors in late September (Germination occurs the following spring). Ideal sowing time: Spring Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 1 cm deep and 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse- sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: 'Indian-Summer' grows well on a variety of soils, requires full sunlight, does not tolerate shade.  AGROFORESTRY VALUE 'Indian-Summer' is an excellent seed strain for farm or field shelterbelts, intercropping, reclamation, and wildlife habitat plantings. The seed strain was developed specifically for agroforestry, stabilizes eroding soil, contributes nitrogen, and provides wildlife valuable cover. It is often used as a pollinator row in seabuckthorn orchards. One of the most versatile agroforestry plants. Harvest Seabuckthorn berries     Your browser does not support our video Your browser does not support our video

    $15.00 - $19.00

  • 'Ralph Dunlop' Silver Buffaloberry Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Ralph Dunlop' Silver Buffaloberry Seed

    Latin Name: Shepherdia argentea DESCRIPTION Family: Elaeagnaceae Native Range: Canadian Prairie Provinces, United States Northern Great Plains. Seed Source: Natural stand near Indian Head Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 4m x 2m (10 years). Overview: The 'Ralph Dunlop' seed strain was developed for tree planting in the Canadian prairies. This strain originates from a natural stand of buffaloberry with above average berry size. The strain is named in honour of Ralph Dunlop a tree planting technician at the Indian Head Forest Nursery Station from 1924 to 1961. Buffaloberry is a wonderful plant recognized by many as one of the most nutritional berries in the plant kingdom. Seeds produce a mix of male and female plants. Fruits: A red drupe-like achene 3 to 6mm long. Average number of seeds/packet: 750 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Stratify in moist sand (10% moisture) for 90 days at 5°C. Ideal sowing time: Non-pretreated seed outdoors in late September, Stratified seed in spring Sowing instructions: Outdoors - Sow 1 cm deep and 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell 1 cm deep. Growing conditions: The seed strain requires full sunlight and does not tolerate shade. It is a nitrogen fixer, extremely hardy, and adapted to low-quality, dry soils. Excellent for the farmstead, intercropping, reclamation, Eco-Buffers, and wildlife habitat plantings. AGROFORESTRY VALUE 'Ralph Dunlop' Buffaloberry is an excellent choice for farmsteads, intercropping, reclamation, and wildlife habitat plantings. This seed strain was bred and developed specifically for temperate agroforestry. Buffaloberry stabilizes eroding soil, contributes nitrogen, and provides wildlife valuable cover, particularly upland game birds. Female plants can be used for fruit production.    Your browser does not support our video

    $15.00 - $19.00

  • Russian Olive Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions Russian Olive Seed

    1 review

    Latin Name: Elaeagnus angustifolia DESCRIPTION Family: Elaeagnaceae Native Range: Eurasia Seed Source: Established trees near Rafferty Lake, Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 9m x 5m (15 years) Overview: A fast-growing tree that is a nitrogen fixer. It is extremely hardy and adapted to low-quality, droughty soils. It prefers well-drained soils of medium texture and will tolerate moderately saline soils. Seed can be spread by birds to unwanted locations. Fruits: A silver-coloured dry achene 3 to 6mm long. Fruits remain on shrubs over winter. Average number of seeds/packet: 150 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Stratify seeds for 60 days at 5C and 30 days at 20C.  Ideal sowing time: Stratified seed in late May, non-stratified seed in October. Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 2 cm deep. Outdoor seedbed- sow 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse- sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Does well on a variety of soils, including those with high pH and moderately saline. Requires full sunlight, and does not tolerate shade. Agroforestry Value Used for reclamation and wildlife habitat plantings on marginal soils.  

    $19.00

  • 'Wyatt's' Wolfwillow

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Wyatt's' Wolfwillow

    Latin Name: Elaeagnus commutata DESCRIPTION Family: Elaeagnaceae Native Range: Canadian prairies Seed Source: Natural stand near Kutawagan Lake, Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 3m x 1m (10 years) Overview: A colonizing plant that is a nitrogen fixer that spreads by underground stems. It is extremely hardy and adapted to low-quality, droughty soils. Seeds produce a mixture of male and female plants. It prefers well-drained soils of medium texture Fruits: A silver coloured dry achene 3 to 6mm long. Fruits remain on shrubs over winter. SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Stratify seeds for 60 days at 5C. Ideal sowing time: Stratified seed in late May, non-stratified seed in October Sowing instructions: Sow 2 cm deep. Outdoor seedbed- sow 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse- sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Does well on a variety of soils, requires full sunlight, does not tolerate shade. Agroforestry Value Excellent for soil stabilization, reclamation, and wildlife habitat plantings.  

    $15.00

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