Tree Giveaway Saturday

Chickasaw Plum in bloom from eattheweeds.com. Click image to read more at their site.

This Saturday the club will hold a FREE TREE GIVEAWAY, to recognize Florida Arbor Day. Homosassa River Garden Cub will be handing out 500 Chickasaw Plum saplings (Prunus angustifolia) – while supplies last.

This showy native tree, blooms prolifically in spring while most trees are still dormant and produce small edible fruits popular with both people and wildlife, especially birds. They are a hardy tree, tolerant of a variety of light or soil conditions, and have a low water requirement when established.

Visit our Arbor Day Project Page to learn how to care for your new tree.
You can view more detailed information about these trees from the UF/IFAS Extension page.

Distribution date for the trees is Saturday January 17, 2015 – starting at  9:30 am; while supplies last. 

Available at TWO LOCATIONS:

Publix Super Market – Shoppes of Sugarmill Woods

9525 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa,  FL
at corner of US Hwy 19 & 98

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Publix Super Market – Springs Plaza

3942 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL
at corner of US Hwy 19 & Halls River Rd.

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2 responses to “Tree Giveaway Saturday

    • There was a huge demand this year, with people lined up before we even arrived. All the trees were claimed within 30 minutes, at both locations. Because of high demand we’ll discuss repeating the plum trees next year instead of a new selection. Sorry you missed us.

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