Mellody Farm Nature Preserve  
Saturday, October 29, 2022
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
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Pre-order is available through Wednesday, October 26

Join us for Lake Forest Open Lands' Native Tree Sale. A variety of native trees and shrubs will be offered. All trees will be sold at discounted prices and a portion of the proceeds will go to plant trees and re-green our community’s open spaces.

 

We will not be providing delivery or planting on any orders. All pre-orders should be picked up at Mellody Farm Nature Preserve, 350 N. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest on Saturday, October 29 between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Any questions, please contact us.

 

Please check back soon for new additions to our pre-order items!

A selection of native trees and shrubs will be available for pre-order soon. Please note that we will have limited quantities.

Please note that we will have limited quantities.

Pre-order is now closed, but please join us at the Sale on Saturday!

Please note that Wright Landscaping is offering their services for delivery and/or installation for trees and shrubs purchased at the Native Tree Sale. Please contact Wright Landscaping if you are interested in or have questions about these services. 

 

PRE-ORDER YOUR SHRUBS & TREES TODAY!

Trees

Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)

Price:   $125 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

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Height x Spread: 50'-70' x 20'-45'
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Brown
Sun: Full sun

Black Gum (Nyssa sylvatica)

Price:   $125 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

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Height x Spread: 30'-50' x 20'-30'
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full sun to Part shade

Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

Price:   $150 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

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Height x Spread: 60'-80' x 60'-80'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Yellow
Sun: Full sun

Chinkapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)

Price:   $125 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

Height x Spread: 50' x 50'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Yellow to orange-brown
Sun: Full sun

Jack's Oak (Quercus x jackiana)

Price:   $150 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

Hybrid between white and swamp white oak
Height x Spread: 50'-60' x 50'-60'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Dark green to bluish green leaves in spring/summer, reddish to dark red-purple in fall
Sun: Full sun to light shade

Kentucky Coffee Tree (Gymoncladus dioicus)

Price:   $125 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

Height x Spread: 60'-80'' x 40'-55'
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full sun

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)

Price:   $125 (add to cart)

Size: 1" caliper

Height x Spread: 70'-90' x 50'-70'
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Greenish-yellow
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

Price:   $125 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

Height x Spread: 50'-60' x 50'-60'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Yellowish-green
Sun: Full sun

White Oak (Quercus alba)

Price:   $150 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

Height x Spread: 50'-80' x 50'-80'
Bloom Time: May
Bloom Description: Yellowish-green
Sun: Full sun

Yellow Birch (Betula nigra)

Price:   $125 (add to cart)

Size: 1" caliper/10 gallon
 

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Please email us how many you are interested in as we are trying to replenish our inventory on this item.

Height x Spread: 60'-75' x 60'-75'
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Brown (male); green (female)
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Shrubs

American Black Currant (Ribes americana)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

Height x Spread: 4'-6' x 4'-6'
Bloom Time: Early to mid spring
Bloom Description: Yellow flowers with black fruit
Sun: Full sun

American Plum (Prunus americana)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

Height x Spread: 15'-25' x 15'-25'
Bloom Time: March
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Black Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

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Height x Spread: 3'-6' x 3'-6'
Bloom Time: May
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Blackhaw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon 

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Height x Spread: 12'-15' x 6'-12'
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Bottlebrush Buckeye (Aesculus parviflora)

Price:   $45 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

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Height x Spread: 8'-12' x 8'-12'
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Description: White with red anthers
Sun: Part shade to full shade

Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 5'-12' x 4'-8'
Bloom Time: June
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Carolina Rose (Rosa caroliniana)

Price:   $75 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

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Please email us how many you are interested in as we are trying to replenish our inventory on this item.

Height x Spread: 1'-3'
Bloom Time: Summer flowers and fruit in fall
Bloom Description: Pink flowers and hip turns from dark green to bright red
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Coralberry (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

Height x Spread: 2'-5' x 4'-8'
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Description: Pinkish white
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla ionicera)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 3' x 3'-4'
Bloom Time: June to August
Bloom Description: Yellow
Sun: Full Sun, full shade to partial shade

Fragrant Sumac (Rhus aromatica)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

Height x Spread: 2'-6' x 6'-10'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Yellow
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Golden Currant (Ribes oderatum)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

Height x Spread: 4'-6' x 3'-7'
Bloom Time: April-July
Bloom Description: Light green, three-lobed leaves and spicy-scented racemes of yellow flowers
Sun: Full sun, part shade

Gooseberry (Ribes missouriense)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 2'-4' x 2'-4'
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Hazelnut (Corylus americana)

Price:   $75 (add to cart)

Size: 10 gallon

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Height x Spread: 10'-16' x 8'-13'
Bloom Time: March to April
Bloom Description: Male-brown, Female-red
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 14'-16' x 6'-12'
Bloom Time: May
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

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Height x Spread: 3'-4' x 3'-5'
Bloom Time: May to July
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

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Height x Spread: 6'-8' x 6'-8'
Bloom Time: May to July
Bloom Description: White changing to purplish-pink
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Prairie Crabapple (Malus ioensis)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

Height: 10-25'
Bloom Time: May-June
Bloom Description: White or pink flowers, yellow-green berry
Sun: Full Sun

Smooth Meadow Rose (Rosa blanda)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

Height x Spread: 3'-5' x 1'-2'
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Description: Pink
Sun: Full to partial sun

Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon 

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Height x Spread: 6'-12' x 6'-12'
Bloom Time: March
Bloom Description: Greenish yellow
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Wafer Ash (Ptelea trifoliata)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

Height x Spread: 15'-20' x 15'-20'
Bloom Time: June
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Part shade to full shade

Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

Height x Width: 6-12' x 6-12'
Bloom Time: June-July
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Witch Hazel (Hammamelis virginiana)

Price:   $30 (add to cart)

Size: 3 gallon

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Height x Spread: 6'-10' x 8'-15'
Bloom Time: January to April
Bloom Description: Yellow with red inner calyx
Sun: Full Sun to part shade