Deadline to order is Thursday, November 7, 2013
Plants will be available for pick up on November 14-15 (9am – 5pm) at the Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension Office (715 Cabarrus Ave-West, Concord, NC 28027). You will receive a reminder note prior to plants arriving.
All proceeds from the Plant Sale provide Cooperative Extension programming support.
This plant sale is a fundraiser for Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension. All plants are grown in nurseries in Georgia or Alabama. All orders are non-refundable. Plants do not have a warranty.
To download a plant sale brochure with detailed information about each plant variety, click HERE.
CLICK HERE to place your order ONLINE. (Orders will be accepted starting September 5, 2013)
Or call 704-920-3310; weekdays; between 8am and 5pm.
All plants are sold in 1-gallon containers and are well adapted to the piedmont growing conditions. Cost for plants is $9 each. If you order 10 or more plants, the cost is $8 each.
At least two different varieties of blueberries must be planted to ensure cross-pollination in order to produce fruit.
Climax: Ripens mid to late season. Fruits are medium size with good flavor and average stem scar. Plants have good upright growth.
Premier: Late ripening normally in mid to late July. Upright growth with average vigor. Midium size fruit, good flavor, dry stem scar.
Brightwell: Late ripening variety in July to early August. Moderately vigorous with upright growth. Large fruit, dark blue, good stem scar.
Natchez: Thornless variety; Semi upright growing. Large, elongated, glossy black fruit.
Ouachita: Thornless variety; Large fruit with very good flavor and average sugar content. Ripens mid season over about 5 week period.
Southland: Black; fruit are medium in size, good yields, good flavor, ripens mid to late season. Good disease resistance.
Tara: Bronze; fuit are large in size, good flavor, dry stem scar, and ripen early to mid season. Disease reistant and cold hardy.
Nova: Medium in size, dark red, firm, juicy, very sweet, and ripen early summer. Heat, drought, and disease resistant.
Caroline: Large in size, firm raspberries. The vigorous canes are healthy and disease-resistant. Ripens in June, then repeats in September.
Brown Turkey: Bears twice a year, with flesh turning from various shades of amber to pink. The skin is copper brown. Very hardy. Ripens early and late summer.
Celeste: Fruit are small to medium in size. Light brown to violet brown skin. Whitish pink color flesh. Very few seeds. Ripens early summer.