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ReLeaf Great Falls Offer

Program Details

  • Residents of Great Falls can order seedling trees free of charge, provided by ReLeaf, through this GFCA-sponsored program.  This is for homeowners only - not organizations or businesses.
  • You do not have to be a member of GFCA - although please consider joining us to support programs like this!
  • Participants commit to:
    • plant all the trees you receive, on your property in Great Falls
    • take care of them especially in the first two years after planting when they may require water and deer protection
    • personal use only - resale or transfer to other parties is prohibited
  • Orders must be submitted by Sept. 23, 2016.  Your order will be available for pickup at the Great Falls Library on Sat/Sun Oct 29/30 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m.  You may order online below, or pick up an order form at the Great Falls Library.
  • Orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis in the event that demand for particular seedlings exceeds our supply.
  • Directions for planting (into the ground) and deer protection collars will be provided at time of pickup.
  • For questions, please email Taylor Beach at trees@fairfaxreleaf.org

Tree Species

  • Silky Dogwood:  This shrub's bright blue berries have high wildlife value. Prefers well-drained, moist soil and sunny or part-sun conditions. Good for streambanks. Fast-growing, 6-10 feet tall.

  • Elderberry:  SOLD OUT Height: 6 - 12 feet. Spread: 6 - 12 feet. Flower Color: white; Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade; Habitat: fresh tidal and nontidal marshes, swamps, wet meadows, moist woods, old fields; Notes: berries eaten by 48 species of birds.

  • Red Chokeberry:  Delicate white blossoms in spring, brilliant red fall foliage and rich scarlet berry clusters in winter. Will sucker and spread, grows to 10 feet. Prefers sun to part shade. 

  • Willow Oak:  Reaches a mature size of 50 to 80 feet. Excellent wildlife food source and landscape tree. Full to partial sun. Thrives in a range of conditions, from lowlands, river and swamp border to rich, sandy uplands.
  • White Oak:  Reaches a mature size of 80 to 100 feet. High wildlife value. Full to partial sun. Dry to moist woods.
  • Northern Red Oak:  Height: 65 - 100 feet. Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun; Fall Color: red or yellow; Habitat: mesic, well drained slopes, coves, and drier ridges; Notes: acorns food for wildlife; hardy and long-lived; fall color.
  • Loblolly Pine:  SOLD OUT  Height: 60 - 90 feet. Sun Exposure: Full Sun.  This pine is distinguished by its large, columnar trunk; attractive bark in broad, reddish-brown plates; and its pale green needles.  As one of the fastest growing southern pines, it is used for a quick screen in many landscapes.

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