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

Maple


  • 'MacDonald' Manitoba Maple Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'MacDonald' Manitoba Maple Seed

    Latin Name: Acer negundo DESCRIPTION Family: Aceraceae Native Range: Western Canada, Central United States Seed Source: Selected stands in the Qu'Appelle Valley near Katepwa Lake, Saskatchewan Height and Spread: 15m x 5m (25 years) Overview: The 'MacDonald' seed strain was developed for agroforestry planting in the Canadian prairies. It is an excellent long-lived tree species that is fast-growing and ultra-hardy. 'This seed strain was named in honour of Dan MacDonald a long-time tree planting inspector at the Dominion Forest Nursery Station at Indian Head from 1913 to 1949. Fruit: A samara consisting of two oval carpels joined at the base and each terminating in a broad membranous wing. Average number of seeds/packet: 175 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Stratify in moist sand at 5°C for 45 days Ideal sowing time: Spring (stratified seed) or fall (non-stratified) Sowing instructions: Sow 2 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Best growth on medium textured soils with soil pH 7.0 to 8.0. Fertilization is not required. AGROFORESTRY VALUE 'MacDonald' Manitoba maple is used in farm or field shelterbelts where a fast-growing, flood-tolerant, tough tree is needed. The seed strain is easy to grow, does well on most soils, frost and drought-resistant. Its sap can be used to produce maple syrup.  

    $20.00 - $25.00

  • 'Maeorshan' Manchurian Maple Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Maeorshan' Manchurian Maple Seed

    Latin Name: Acer mandshuricum DESCRIPTION Family: Aceraceae Native Range: Northeast China, Korea, and Eastern Siberia Seed Source: Selected trees from a seed collection expedition to Northeast China Height and Spread: 10m x 5m (25 years) Overview: This rare maple from the mountain forests of China forms a small tree whose 3-parted leaves become a flame of red early in autumn. The 'Maoershan' seed strain was collected during a seed expedition to Heilongjiang Province of China in 1991. The selected trees were growing in a mountainous region near the North Korean border with China.  The strain is named after the region in Northeast China where the seed was collected. Fruits: A samara consisting of two oval carpels lined at the base and each terminating in a broad membranous wing.  Average number of seeds/packet: 60 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Stratify in moist sand at  20°C for 120 days followed by 5°C for 120 days. Ideal sowing time: Spring (stratified seed) or fall (non-stratified) Sowing instructions: Sow 2 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 4 seeds per cell. Note: Low germination capacity (30-40 %). Growing conditions: Best growth on medium-textured soils with soil pH 7.0 to 8.0. Fertilization is not required. AGROFORESTRY VALUE 'Maoershan' Manchurian maple is best used in landscape settings, it is not well-suited for shelterbelts or exposed sites. Hardy to Zone 3.  

  • 'Redwing' Tatarian Maple Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Redwing' Tatarian Maple Seed

    Latin Name: Acer tataricum Family: Aceraceae Native Range: Asia and eastern Europe Seed Source:  Seed production orchard near Indian Head Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 5m x 4m (25 years) Overview: Tatarian maple grows best in moist well-drained soil, but tolerates a variety of soils, poor soil fertility, and is pH adaptable. The 'Redwing' tatarian maple seed strain was selected for its tolerance to dry and alkaline soils. Its name reflects the bright red samaras. It tolerates shade but develops a better fall color if grown in full sun. Fruits: Fruit samaras are 1.5-2.5 cm long, held in small panicles, and red to brown in colour. Average number of seeds/packet: 125 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Soak the seed for 24 hours and then warm stratify in moist sand at 20°C followed by cool stratification at 5°C for 120 days Ideal sowing time: Spring (stratified seed) or fall (non-stratified) Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 1.0 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Best growth on medium-textured soils with soil pH 7.0 to 8.0. Fertilization is not required. Agroforestry Value 'Redwing' tatarian maple is used in farm or field shelterbelts where a fast-growing, flood tolerant, tough tree is needed. The main ornamental value of 'Redwing' tatarian maple is its red fall color and fruit. This is an excellent, low-growing tree for small yards. It is sometimes used for hedges or screens.  

    $20.00 - $25.00

  • 'Yusen' Manchurian Snakebark Maple Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Yusen' Manchurian Snakebark Maple Seed

    Latin Name: Acer tegmentosum DESCRIPTION Family: Aceraceae Native Range: Northeast China Seed Source: Selected trees from a seed collection expedition to Northeast China Height and Spread: 10m x 5m (25 years) Overview: The 'Yusen' seed strain was collected during a seed expedition to the Maoershan region of Heilongjiang Province of China in 1991. The selected trees were growing in a mountainous region near the North Korean border with China. This is a hardy seed strain, typically multi-stemmed, and reaches a mature height of 8-10 meters. The distinctive characteristic which sets them apart from other maples is their smooth, bright-green bark with blue-green to white stripes of varying widths forming a pattern reminiscent of a snake’s skin. The strain is named after the Chinese professor,  Zhang Yusen, who guided the 1991 seed collection expedition to Northeast China. Fruits: A samara consisting of two oval carpels lined at the base and each terminating in a broad membranous wing. Average number of seeds/packet: 100 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Stratify in moist sand at 5°C for 120 days Ideal sowing time: Spring (stratified seed) or fall (non-stratified) Sowing instructions: Sow 2 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Best growth on medium-textured soils with soil pH 7.0 to 8.0. Fertilization is not required. AGROFORESTRY VALUE 'Yusen' Manchurian snakebark maple is best used in landscape settings, it is not well-suited for shelterbelts or exposed sites.   

    $25.00

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