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

'Mitchell' European Mountain Ash Seed

    Description

    Latin Name: Sorbus aucuparia

    DESCRIPTION

    Family: Rosaceae

    Native Range: Eurasia

    Seed Source: Selected trees growing in the town of Indian Head, Saskatchewan. 

    Height and Spread: 8m x 6m (25 years)

    Overview: The seed strain was developed for agroforestry planting in the Canadian prairies. It is an excellent long-lived tree species that is fast-growing and hardy. 'This seed strain was named in honour of Archibald Mitchell Assistant Superintendent at the Dominion Forest Nursery Station at Indian Head from 1908 to 1911.

    Fruits: A fleshy berry-like pome.

    Average number of seeds/packet: 800

    SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

    Stratification: Stratify in moist sand at 5°C for 180 days

    Ideal sowing time: Spring (stratified seed) or fall (non-stratified)

    Sowing instructions: 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

    'Mitchell' mountain ash is used in wildlife plantings, shelterbelts, or eco-buffers where a fast-growing, tough tree is needed. The seed strain does well on most soils, frost and drought resistant. It provides a good crop of berries for winter birds.


    'Mitchell' European Mountain Ash Seed

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      Latin Name: Sorbus aucuparia DESCRIPTION Family: Rosaceae Native Range: Eurasia Seed Source: Selected trees growing in the town of Indian Head, Saskatchewan.  Height... Read more

      $19.00

        Description

        Latin Name: Sorbus aucuparia

        DESCRIPTION

        Family: Rosaceae

        Native Range: Eurasia

        Seed Source: Selected trees growing in the town of Indian Head, Saskatchewan. 

        Height and Spread: 8m x 6m (25 years)

        Overview: The seed strain was developed for agroforestry planting in the Canadian prairies. It is an excellent long-lived tree species that is fast-growing and hardy. 'This seed strain was named in honour of Archibald Mitchell Assistant Superintendent at the Dominion Forest Nursery Station at Indian Head from 1908 to 1911.

        Fruits: A fleshy berry-like pome.

        Average number of seeds/packet: 800

        SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

        Stratification: Stratify in moist sand at 5°C for 180 days

        Ideal sowing time: Spring (stratified seed) or fall (non-stratified)

        Sowing instructions: 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

        'Mitchell' mountain ash is used in wildlife plantings, shelterbelts, or eco-buffers where a fast-growing, tough tree is needed. The seed strain does well on most soils, frost and drought resistant. It provides a good crop of berries for winter birds.


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